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WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) is on the march. Its target: the nation's hardwood trees that provide beauty, shade and privacy for all citizens.
Move Helps Protect Against Invasive Species, Benefit Important Industry HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced today that out-of-state firewood producers now have two additional treatment options for exempting their firewood products from a quarantine meant to keep harmful invasive species from entering Pennsylvania: heat treatment and fumigation. "Invasive species can have a damaging effect on Pennsylvania's...
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emerald Ash Borer beetles have been found in Milford Township, Juniata County, bringing to 11 the number of Pennsylvania counties where the ash tree-destroying pest has been identified, acting Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said today.
NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Trees are vital to our communities. They impact our quality of life and provide shade, beauty and privacy; however, a harmful and invasive insect called the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) is killing hardwood trees in cities in several states.
Asian Longhorned Beetle Now in Neighboring States; Could Threaten Hardwoods Industry ROCK SPRINGS, Pa., Aug.
Forestry officials in the Northeast are scrambling to track thousands of residents of Massachusetts searching for tree-eating stowaway bugs they may have inadvertently carried to campgrounds or vacation homes.
A little known fungus tucked away in the gut of Asian longhorned beetles helps the insect munch through the hardest of woods according to a team of entomologists and biochemists.
A pest blamed for killing millions of trees across the Midwest has reached Illinois, prompting state officials to prepare a detection and eradication plan they expect to begin within the next few weeks, the state agriculture department said Tuesday.
A new study shows that while we're winning isolated battles, we could well lose the war to prevent the devastating spread of the emerald ash borer in eastern Canada and the United States.
A species of beetle never before seen in North America has been discovered in a Massachusetts forest, but the Asian insect does not appear to pose an ecological threat, experts said Monday.
The Asian long-horned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) is native to China and Korea where it causes widespread destruction of poplar, willow, elm, and maple throughout vast areas of eastern Asia. Asian longhorned beetles are big, showy insects: shiny and coal black with white spots. Adults are about 1 inch (2.5 cm) long. On their head is a pair of very long antennae that are alternately ringed in black and white. The antennae are longer than the insect's body. An invasive species in...
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