Estimates of the Potential Cost of Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) in Canadian Municipalities

McKenney, Daniel W.; Pedlar, John H.; Yemshanov, Denys; Lyons, D. Barry; Campbell, Kathy L.; Lawrence, Kevin
May 2012
Arboriculture & Urban Forestry;May2012, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p81
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study on the estimates of the potential cost of emerald ash borer or Agrilus planipennis Faimaire, in Canadian urban areas. The areas were identified through a digital version of Canada's urban areas cartographic boundary file. As an additional focus, probable effects to backyard trees were included. The types of costs that were integrated into the study are removal costs, replacement costs, treatment costs, and community overhead costs.


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