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Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer on ash tree
Taylor Scarr, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, bugwood.org
Emerald Ash Borer on ash tree

The emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, an exotic pest relatively new to North America, attacks and kills all ash species growing here. Forest Service researchers study risk, effects, detection, spread, biology, ecology, control and management.

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