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Host Range of the Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in North America: Results of Multiple-Choice Field Experiments
Abstract Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), an invasive phloem-feeding pest, was identified as the cause of widespread ash (Fraxinus) mortality in southeastExpand
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Factors Influencing Woodpecker Predation on Emerald Ash Borer
ABSTRACT Woodpeckers are a significant source of mortality of emerald ash borer (EAB) (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire), an Asian phloem-feeding insect first discovered in North America in 2002.Expand
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Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) Attraction to Stressed or Baited Ash Trees
ABSTRACT Emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), has killed millions of ash (Fraxinus sp.) trees in North America since its discovery in Michigan in 2002.Expand
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Effects of Chipping, Grinding, and Heat on Survival of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), in Chips
Abstract The emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), a phloem-feeding insect from Asia, was identified in 2002 as the cause of widespread ash (Fraxinus sp.)Expand
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Parasitoids and Pathogens of Japanese Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Southern Michigan
Abstract The density of Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica Newman) and the prevalence of its natural enemies were evaluated in southern Michigan. Third instars were collected in spring and fall andExpand
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Leluthia astigma (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Doryctinae) as a Parasitoid of Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Agrilinae), with an Assessment of Host Associations for
Abstract Published host associations are assessed for Leluthia astigma (Ashmead), Leluthia floridensis Marsh, and Leluthia mexicana Cameron, the three known species of Leluthia Cameron in theExpand
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The upside of the emerald ash borer catastrophe: a feast for woodpeckers
Under the most favorable conditions, woodpeckers reduce larval EAB density as effectively as the best pesticides. Woodpeckers work over the entire core region for free and are always more popularExpand
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Population Dynamics of the Colorado Potato Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on a Native Host in Mexico
The population dynamics of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say), were studied in central Mexico in 1987 and 1988. During the June-October rainy season, three generations wereExpand
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Evaluation of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) Control Provided by Emamectin Benzoate and Two Neonicotinoid Insecticides, One and Two Seasons After Treatment
ABSTRACT Effective methods are needed to protect ash trees (Fraxinus spp.) from emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), an invasive buprestid that has killedExpand
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Incidence of natural enemies of the Colorado potato beetle,Leptinotarsa decemlineata [Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae] on a native host in Mexico
In central Mexico, the center of origin forLeptinotarsa decemlineata (Say) and its principal host plants,L. decemlineata is associated with a diverse complex of natural enemies. Observations during 2Expand
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