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Webinar - "Emerald Ash Borer Biology, Ecology, Management and Implications for Natural & Urban Areas in the Southeastern United States" Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 12:00 p.m. CT. No registration required to join.Presenter: Dan Herms
, Professor & Chairperson, Dept. of Entomology, The Ohio State University Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC).Summary:
The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) is now found in 25 U.S. states and Canada in North America, and is rapidly expanding its range across the eastern United States. It has the ability to kill all species of ash trees (Fraxinus spp).
Being prepared for EAB is important if this pest is to be contained. This webinar will review EAB identification, biology, ecology and management strategies, with particular emphasis on the southeastern U.S.
EAB is now considered the most devastating wood pest in North America.Sponsors:
The Southern Regional Extension Forestry Forest Health and Invasive Species ProgramAudience:
Tree care companies, Extension specialists, Master Gardeners, urban foresters, Natural Resources Conservation Service specialists, tree boards, tree nurseries, municipal managers, nature conservancies, and anyone concerned about the future of this important tree species will find this a very useful and enlightening presentation.
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