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Quarantine Notice:  EAB Press Release

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Emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera:  Buprestidae), a beetle from Asia, was identified in July 2002 as the cause of widespread ash tree (Fraxinus  sp.) decline and mortality in southeastern Michigan and Windsor, Ontario, Canada.  Larval feeding in the tissue between the bark and sapwood disrupts transport of nutrients and water in a tree, eventually causing branches and the [...]

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