Use of unwounded ash trees for the detection of emerald ash borer adults: EAB landing behavior

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  • Authors: Marshall, Jordan M.; Porter, Melissa J.; Storer, Andrew J.
  • 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: 101.

Abstract

Incorporation of multiple trapping techniques and sites within a survey program is essential to adequately identify the range of emerald ash borer (EAB) (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) infestation. Within natural forests, EAB lands on stick band traps wrapped around girdled ash trees at a rate similar to that on unwounded ash trees. The objective of this study was to identify characteristics of ash trees that allow for prediction of EAB landing behavior.

  • Citation: Marshall, Jordan M.; Porter, Melissa J.; Storer, Andrew J. 2011. Use of unwounded ash trees for the detection of emerald ash borer adults: EAB landing behavior. 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: 101.
  • Posted Date: April 12, 2011
  • Modified Date: April 12, 2011
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