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Direct and indirect effects of alien insect herbivores on ecological processes and interactions in forests of eastern North America
Alien invasive insects such as gypsy moth, hemlock woolly adelgid, and emerald ash borer continue to disturb the mixed deciduous and hemlock forests of eastern North America by causing wide-scaleExpand
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Ash (Fraxinus spp.) mortality, regeneration, and seed bank dynamics in mixed hardwood forests following invasion by emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis)
Emerald ash borer (EAB; Agrilus planipennis) has killed millions of ash trees and threatens ash throughout North America, and long-term persistence of ash will depend on the potential forExpand
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North American arthropods at risk due to widespread Fraxinus mortality caused by the Alien Emerald ash borer
Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) (EAB), an alien invasive wood-boring buprestid beetle, is causing large-scale decline and mortality of the most widely distributed species of ashExpand
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Physical effects of weather events on the abundance and diversity of insects in North American forests
We summarize the effects of major weather events such as ice storms, wind storms, and flooding on the abundance and diversity of terrestrial forest insects and their allies. This synthesis indicatesExpand
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Emerald ash borer aftermath forests: The dynamics of ash mortality and the responses of other plant species
The effects of emerald ash borer (EAB) (Agrilus planipennis) on forest ecosystems are being studied through a collaborative research program involving the U.S. Forest Service's Northern ResearchExpand
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Fire residuals as habitat reserves for epigaeic beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae and Staphylinidae)
We studied litter-dwelling beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae and Staphylinidae) in residual patches of unburned forests (fire residuals) left by two natural wildfires in high-elevation coniferousExpand
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New Reports of Exotic and Native Ambrosia and Bark Beetle Species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) From Ohio
In a 2007 survey of ambrosia and bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) along a transect in northeastern Ohio, we collected six exotic and three native species not previously reportedExpand
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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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Species Dependent Influence of (—) -&agr;-Pinene on Attraction of Ambrosia Beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) to Ethanol-Baited Traps in Nursery Agroecosystems
ABSTRACT Field-based trapping experiments were conducted in Ohio in 2003, 2004, and 2008 to determine the influence of (—)-&agr;-pinene on the attraction of exotic and native ambrosia beetlesExpand
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Catastrophic windstorm and fuel-reduction treatments alter ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assemblages in a North American sub-boreal forest
We studied the short-term effects of a catastrophic windstorm and subsequent salvage-logging and prescribed-burning fuel-reduction treatments on ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assemblages in aExpand
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