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Emerald Ash Borer

Agrilus planipennis

This insect was first detected in North America in 2002, it is assumed that it arrived on this continent at least ten years earlier. It attacks both stressed and healthy Ash trees. The EAB is native to Asia, this beetle has proven to be highly destructive. Since its arrival, it has killed tens of millions of ash trees and continues to spread into new areas, with considerable ecological and economic impacts. read more →

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