Emerald ash borer in Russia: 2009 situation update

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  • Authors: Baranchikov, Y.; Gninenko, Y.; Yurchenko, G.
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Publication Series: Other
  • Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 66-67.

Abstract

The emerald ash borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, is a beetle native to East Asia and the Russian Far East where it is considered a minor pest, attacking weakened or dying ash trees. In 2006, EAB was found to be responsible for enormous damage of ash species in Moscow, which causes serious concern for Europe. Recently we reviewed the EAB situation in Russia and made recommendations for research and management strategies in Europe (Baranchikov et al. 2008).

  • Citation: Baranchikov, Y.; Gninenko, Y.; Yurchenko, G. 2011. Emerald ash borer in Russia: 2009 situation update. In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 66-67.
  • Posted Date: April 7, 2011
  • Modified Date: April 7, 2011
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