A Deadly Bore

Castleman, Melissa
February 1997
Garden Design;Feb/Mar97, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p14
The article discusses the management of trees in the U.S. infested by the Asian long-horned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis. The Asian long-horned beetle lays its eggs under the bark, leaving new specimens to bore their way out. While biological and chemical control techniques are proposed, it seems likely that all sick trees will have to be destroyed to save the rest. Signs of infection are brown-sugar-like trails, sawdust at the tree base and heavy leaf-drop.


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