TAG: emerald ash borer

Ohio State student heads up crowdfunded EAB research project

September 18, 2014By

The Ohio State University (OSU) launched a crowdfunded research project to identify the genes that allow certain ash trees to build a resistance to emerald ash borer (EAB), Entomology Today reports. Conducted by David Showalter, a Ph.D. candidate in plant pathology at OSU, the project aims to reach $8,500 in funding, with the ultimate goal being to breed North American and European... read more

Arborjet’s IMA-jet now available in Canada

August 5, 2014By

Arborjet’s IMA-jet is now approved for use in Canada for the control of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) tree pests. IMA-jet works via trunk injection, and the formulation specifically is designed to work systemically inside the tree to move quickly to the target. It’s been on the market for nearly 10 years in the U.S. “The... read more

Entomologists release 2nd edition EAB report

July 28, 2014By

Click to download A new report by entomologists studying Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) indicates effective measures can be taken to slow EAB’s spread and preserve ash trees. Cowritten by several university researchers, “Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer (2014)” provides a status update on ongoing scientific research conducted to evaluate chemical treatments used to kill EAB. “Government... read more

American Arborist Supplies puts on EAB seminar, lunch

May 23, 2014By

American Arborist Supplies is holding a luncheon, trade show and seminar 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 6 in West Chester, Pa. Arborjet will conduct the seminar, which will focus on emerald ash borer (EAB) management and qualifies as a continuing education unit (CEU) by the International Society of Arboriculture for certified arborists, board certified master arborists (science and management), certified... read more

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March 10, 2014By

Safari insecticide is a systemic insecticide that delivers quick uptake and knockdown of a broad spectrum of damaging and invasive landscape pests including Q- and B-biotype whitefly, Hemlock woolly adelgid, emerald ash borer, mealybug, mountain pine beetle 2(ee), leafminer, fungus gnat, black vine weevil, glassy-winged sharpshooter, armored and soft scale and lacebug. valentpro.com/safari read more

July 2013 Web Extra: A connection between tree loss and poor health

July 10, 2013By

An improved natural environment leads to better health conditions, according to a study published earlier this year in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Seven researchers conducted a study to see if the loss of 100 million trees to the invasive forest pest Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) would negatively relate to cardiovascular and lower respiratory diseases. Two fixed effects regression... read more