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Integrated Chemical & Biological Control of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: A Guide

Albert Mayfield, USDA Forest Service entomologist from the Southern Research Station, presents information on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid management using chemical and biological control.

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5/15/20
Long-term Impacts & Management of Emerald Ash Borer

The results of 14 years of monitoring ash mortality and forest ecosystems in Ohio and Pennsylvania show how EAB has impacted these landscapes.

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4/20/20
Laurel wilt biology, monitoring, and management

Laurel wilt is caused by Raffaelea lauricola, a fungal pathogen transmitted by the ambrosia beetle Xyleborus glabratus. Dr.

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4/20/20
A Call to Action for Ash Tree Conservation and Resistance Breeding

Ash tree species in North America are under mortal threat from the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), now in 35 states and five Canadian provinces.

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3/30/20
Crapemyrtle bark scale: biology, monitoring, and management

Crapemyrtle bark scale is a relatively new invasive sucking insect pest, first officially reported on crape myrtles just north of Dallas, TX in 2004. Since then, crapemyrtle bark scale has spread to13 states throughout the southeastern U.S.

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3/25/20
Buying better biosecurity: Plant-buying behaviour and the implications for an accreditation scheme in the horticultural sector

The horticultural trade relies on healthy plants to flourish. However, its very nature
means that it is also a key pathway for the introduction and spread of plant pests and diseases.

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1/8/20
Resistance of European ash (Fraxinus excelsior) saplings to larval feeding by the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis)

European ash is a significant tree commercially, ecologically, and culturally. It is currently
threatened by two invasive species, the fungus that causes ash dieback and

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11/15/19
Emerald Ash Borer Update

Nate Siegert, Ph.D., USDA Forest Service, discusses the latest information pertaining to the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and its continued spread across the urban forests of the U.S. and Canada.

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11/11/19
Oak decline in the United States

Oak decline is a slow-acting disease complex that involves the interaction of biotic and abiotic factors such as climate, site quality and advancing tree age.

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10/14/19
How plant diseases devastate food crops in African countries

This video was created about plant diseases’ impact, primarily aimed at non-expert laypeople, and to draw attention to the importance of the CONNECTED Network in helping address these issues.

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10/11/19

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