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Emerald Ash Borer

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Chamorro, M. Lourdes; Volkovitsh, Mark G.; Poland, Therese M.; Haack, Robert A.; Lingafelter, Steven W. 2012. Preimaginal stages of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): An invasive species of ash trees (Fraxinus). PLoS ONE. 7(3): e33185. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033185. 12 p.

Duan, Jian J.; Bauer, Leah S.; Abell, Kristopher J.; van Driesch, Roy. 2012. Population responses of hymenopteran parasitoids to the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Bupresitidae) in recently invaded areas in north central United States. BioControl. 57: 919-209.

Rutledge, Claire E.; Keena, Melody A. 2012. Mating frequency and fecundity in the emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 105(1): 66-72.

Stevens, Micah E.; Pijut, Paula M. 2012. Hypocotyl derived in vitro regeneration of pumpkin ash (Fraxinus profunda). Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture. 108: 129-135.

Duan, Jian J.; Bauer, Leah S.; Ulyshen, Michael D.; Gould, Juli R.; Van Driesche, Roy. 2011. Development of methods for the field evaluation of Oobius agrili (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) in North America, a newly introduced egg parasitoid of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Biological Control. 56: 170-174.

Bray, Alicia M.; Bauer, Leah S.; Poland, Therese M.; Haack, Robert A.; Cognato, Anthony I.; Smith, James J. 2011. Genetic analysis of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) populations in Asia and North America. Biological Invasions. 13: 2869-2887.

Chamorro, M. Lourdes; Volkovitsh, Mark G.; Poland, Therese M.; Haack, Robert A.; Lingafelter, Steven W. 2012. Preimaginal stages of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): An invasive species of ash trees (Fraxinus). PLoS ONE. 7(3): e33185. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033185. 12 p.

Chen, Yigen; Ciaramitaro, Tina; Poland, Therese M. 2011. Moisture content and nutrition as selection forces for emerald ash borer larval feeding behaviour. Ecological Entomology. 36: 344-354.

Duan, Jian J.; Oppel, Craig B.; Ulyshen, Michael D.; Bauer, Leah S.; LeLito, Jonathan. 2011. Biology and life history of Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) a larval endoparasitoid of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera:Buprestidae). Florida Entomologist. 94(4): 933-940.

Grant, Gary G.; Poland, Therese M.; Ciaramitaro, Tina; Lyons, D. Barry; Jones, Gene C. 2011. Comparison of male and female emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) responses to phoebe oil and (Z)-3-hexanol lures in light green prism traps. Economic Entomology. 104(1): 173-179.

Kovacs, Kent F.; Mercader, Rodrigo J.; Haight, Robert G.; Siegert, Nathan W.; McCullough, Deborah G.; Liebhold, Andrew M. 2011. The influence of satellite populations of emerald ash borer on projected economic damage in U.S. communities, 2010-2020. Journal of Environmental Management. 92: 2170-2181.

McCullough, Deborah G.; Poland, Therese M.; Anulewicz, Andrea C.; Lewis, Phillip; Cappaert, David. 2011. Evaluation of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) control provided by emamectin benzoate and two neonicotinoid insecticides, one and two seasons after treatment. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(5): 1599-1612.

Mercader, Rodrigo J.; Siegert, Nathan W.; Liebhold, Andrew M.; McCullough, Deborah G. 2011. Influence of foraging behavior and host spatial distribution on the localized spread of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis. Population Ecology. 53: 271-285.

Mercader, Rodrigo J.; Siegert, Nathan W.; Liebhold, Andrew M.; McCullough, Deborah G. 2011. Simulating the effectiveness of three potential management options to slow the spread of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) populations in localized outlier sites. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 41: 254-264.

Petrice, Toby R.; Haack, Robert A. 2011. Effects of cutting time, stump height, and herbicide application on ash (Fraxinus spp.) stump sprouting and colonization by emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis). Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 28(2): 79-83.

Poland, Therese M.; McCullough, Deborah G.; Anulewicz, Andrea C. 2011. Evaluation of double-decker traps for emerald ash borer (Coleoptera:Buprestidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(2): 517-531.

Pugh, Scott A.; Liebhold, Andrew M.; Morin, Randall S. 2011. Changes in ash tree demography associated with emerald ash borer invasion, indicated by regional forest inventory data from the Great Lakes States. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 41: 2165-2175.

Sydnor, T. Davis; Bumgardner, Matthew; Subburayalu, Sakthi. 2011. Community ash densities and economic impact potential of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) in four midwestern states. Aboriculture & Urban Forestry. 37(2): 84-89.

Whitehill, Justin G.A.; Popova-Butler, Alexandra; Green-Church, Kari B.; Koch, Jennifer L.; Herms, Daniel A.; Bonello, Pierluigi. 2011. Interspecific proteomic comparisons reveal ash phloem genes potentially involved in constitutive resistance to the emerald ash borer. PLoS ONE. 6(9): e24863. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0024863

Ulyshen, Michael D.; Mankin, Richard W.; Chen, Yigen; Duan, Jian J.; Poland, Therese M.; Bauer, Leah S. 2011. Role of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) larval vibrations in host-quality assessments by Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104: 81-86.

Castrillo, Louella A.; Bauer, Leah S.; Liu, Houping; Griggs, Michael H.; Vandenberg, John D. 2010. Characterization of Beauveria bassiana (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) isolates associated with Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) populations in Michigan. Biological Control. 54: 135-140.

Chen, Yigen; Poland, Therese M. 2010. Nutritional and defensive chemistry of three North American ash species: possible roles in host performance and preference by emerald ash borer. The Great Lakes Entomologist. 43 (1-4): 20-33.

Goebel, P. Charles; Bumgardner, Matthew S.; Herms, Daniel A.; Sabula, Andrew. 2010. Failure to phytosanitize ash firewood infested with emerald ash borer in a small dry kiln using ISPM-15 standards. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(3): 597-602.

Haack, Robert A.; Petrice, Toby R.; Wiedenhoeft, Alex C. 2010. Incidence of bark- and wood-boring insects in firewood: a survey at Michigan's Mackinac Bridge. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(5): 1682-1692.

Iverson, Louis R.; Prasad, Anantha; Bossenbroek, Jonathan; Sydnor, Davis; Schwartz, Mark W. 2010. Modeling potential movements of the emerald ash borer: the model framework. In: Pye, John M.; Rauscher, H. Michael; Sands, Yasmeen; Lee, Danny C.; Beatty, Jerome S., tech. eds. Advances in threat assessment and their application to forest and rangeland management. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-802. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest and Southern Research Stations: 581-597.

Kovacs, Kent F.; Haight, Robert G.; McCullough, Deborah G.; Mercader, Rodrigo J.; Siegert, Nathan W.; Liebhold, Andrew M. 2010. Cost of potential emerald ash borer damage in U.S communities, 2009-2019. Ecological Economics. 69: 569-578.

Poland, Therese M.; McCullough, Deborah G. 2010. SLAM: A multi-agency pilot project to SL.ow A.sh M.ortality caused by emerald ash borer in outlier sites. Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society. 55(1&2): 4-8.

Prasad, Anantha M.; Iverson, Louis R.; Peters, Matthew P.; Bossenbroek, Jonathan M.; Matthews, Stephen N.; Sydnor, T. Davis; Schwartz, Mark W. 2010. Modeling the invasive emerald ash borer risk of spread using a spatially explicit cellular model. Landscape Ecology. 25: 253-369.

Taylor, R.A.J.; Bauer, Leah S.; Poland, Therese M.; Windell, Keith N. 2010. Flight performance of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) on a flight mill and in free flight. Journal of Insect Behavior. 23: 128-148.

Ulyshen, Michael D.; Duan, Jian J.; Bauer, Leah S. 2010. Interactions between Spathius agrili (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), larval parasitoids of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Biological Control. 52: 188-193.

Ulyshen, Michael D.; Duan, Jian J.; Bauer, Leah S.; Fraser, Ivich. 2010. Suitability and accessibility of immature Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) stages to Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4): 1080-1085.

Chen, Yigen; Poland, Therese M. 2009. Biotic and abiotic factors affect green ash volatile production and emerald ash borer adult feeding preference. Environmental Entomology. 38(6): 1756-1764.

Crocker, Susan J.; McCullough, Deborah G.; Siegert, Nathan W. 2009. Predicting the ability to produce emerald ash borer: a comparison of riparian and upland ash forests in southern lower Michigan. In: McRoberts, Ronald E.; Reams, Gregory A.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; McWilliams, William H., eds. Proceedings of the eighth annual forest inventory and analysis symposium; 2006 October 16-19; Monterey, CA. Gen. Tech. Report WO-79. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 99-102.

Mercader, Rodrigo J.; Siegert, Andrew M.; Liebhold, Andrew M.; McCullough, Deborah G. 2009. Dispersal of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, in newly-colonized sites. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 11: 421?424.

McCullough, Deborah G.; Poland, Therese M.; Anulewicz, Andrea C.; Cappaert, David. 2009. Emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) attraction to stressed or baited ash trees. Environmental Entomology. 38(6): 1756-1764.

McCullough, Deborah G.; Poland, Therese M.; Cappaert, David. 2009. Attraction of the emerald ash borer to ash trees stressed by girdling, herbicide treatment, or wounding. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39:1331-1345.

Peters, Matthew P.; Iverson, Louis R. 2009. Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis): Towards a classification of tree health and early detection. The Ohio Journal of Science. 109(2): 15-25.

Pureswaran, Deepa S.; Poland, Therese M. 2009. Host selection and feeding preference of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) on ash (Fraxinus spp.). Environmental Entomology. 38(3): 757-765.

Pureswaran, Deepa S.; Poland, Therese M. 2009. The role of olfactory cues in short-range mate finding by the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Insect Behavior. 22: 205-216.

Bauer, Leah S.; Liu, Houping; Miller, Deborah; Gould, Juli. 2008. Developing a classical biological control program for Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), an invasive ash pest in North America. Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society. 53(3&4): 38-39.

Chen, Zhangjing; White, Marshall S.; Keena, Melody A.; Poland, Therese M.; Clark, Erin L. 2008. Evaluation of vacuum technology to kill larvae of the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), and the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), in wood. Forest Products Journal. 58(11): 87-93.

de Groot, Peter; Grant, Gary G.; Poland, Therese M.; Scharbach, Roger; Buchan, Linda; Nott, Reginald W.; Macdonald, Linda; Pitt, Doug. 2008. Electrophysiological response and attraction of emerald ash borer to green leaf volatiles (GLVs) emitted by host foliage. Journal of Chemical Egology. 34: 1170-1179.

Heimlich, Joseph; Sydnor, T. Davis; Bumgardner, Matthew; O'Brien, Patrick. 2008. Attitudes of residents toward street trees on four streets in Toledo, Ohio, U.S. before removal of ash trees (Fraxinus spp.) from emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis). Aboriculture & Urban Forestry. 34(1): 47-53.

Liu, Houping; Bauer, Leah S. 2008. Microbial control of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) with Beauveria bassiana strain GHA: field applications. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 18(6): 571-585.

Liu, Houping; Bauer, Leah S. 2008. Microbial control of emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) with Beauveria bassiana strain GHA: Greenhouse and field trials. Biological control. 45: 124-132.

McCullough, Deborah ; Katovich, Steven. 2008.

Emerald Ash Borer Pest Alert, (English version)

El barrenador del fresno, el barrenador verde esmeralda del fresno o (Spanish version)

USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State & Private Forestry, Newtown Square, PA

Poland, Therese M.; Ciaramitaro, Tina M.; Pureswaran, Deepa S.; Diss-Torrance, Andrea. 2008. Evaluating the use of plastic bags to prevent escape of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from firewood. The Great Lakes Entomologist. 41(1&2): 40-48.

Bauer, L.S.; Liu, H.P.; Gould, J.; Reardon, R. 2007. Progress on Biological Control of the Emerald Ash Borer in North America. Biocontrol News and Information. 28: 51N-54N.

Crocker, Susan J.; Moser, W. Keith; Hansen, Mark H.; Nelson, Mark D. 2007. The spatial distribution of riparian ash: implications for the dispersal of the emerald ash borer. In: McRoberts, Ronald E.; Reams, Gregory A.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; McWilliams, William H., eds. Proceedings of the seventh annual forest inventory and analysis symposium; October 3-6, 2005; Portland, ME. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-77. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service: 155-160.

Liu, Houping; Bauer, Leah S.; Miller, Deborah L.; Zhao, Tonghai; Gao, Ruitong; Song, Liwen; Luan, Qingshu; Jin, Ruozhong; Gao, Changqi. 2007. Seasonal abundance of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) and its natural enemies Oobius agrili (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) and Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in China. Biological Control. 42: 61-71.

McCullough, Deborah G.; Poland, Therese M.; Cappaert, David; Clark, Erin L.; Fraser, Ivich; Mastro, Victor; Smith, Sarah; Pell, Christopher. 2007. Effects of chipping, grinding, and heat on survival of emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), in chips. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(4): 1304-1315.

Petrice, Toby R.; Haack, Robert A. 2007. Can Emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), emerge from logs two summers after infested trees are cut? The Great Lakes Entomologist. 40(1&2): 92-95.

Poland, Therese M. 2007. Twenty million ash trees later: current status of emerald ash borer in Michigan. Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society. 52(1&2): 10-14

Sydnor, T. Davis; Bumgardner, Matthew; Todd, Andrew. 2007. The potential economic impacts of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) on Ohio, U.S., communities. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. 33(1):48-54.

Anulewicz, Andrea C.; McCullough, Deborah G.; Miller, Deborah L. 2006. Oviposition and development of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) on hosts and potential hosts in no-choice bioassays. The Great Lakes Entomologist. 39(3&4): 99-112.

Liu, Houping, Bauer, Leah S. 2006. Susceptibility of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae. Journal of Economic Entomology 99: 1096-1103.

Petrice, Toby R.; Haack, Robert A. 2006. Effects of cutting date, outdoor storage conditions, and splitting on survival of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in firewood logs. Journal of Economic Entomology 99: 790-796.

Petrice, Toby R.; Haack, Robert A. 2006. Efficacy of three insecticides applied to bark to control Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Great Lakes Entomologist 39: 27-33.

Poland, Therese M.; McCullough, Deborah G. 2006. Emerald Ash Borer: Invasion of the Urban Forest and the Threat to North America's Ash Resource. Journal of Forestry 104: 118-124.

Rodriguez-Saona, Cesar; Poland, Therese M..; Miller, James R.; Stelinski, Lukasz L.; Grant, Gary G.; de Groot, Peter; Buchan, Linda; Mac Donald, Linda. 2006. Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, to induced volatiles of Manchurian ash, Fraxinus mandshurica. Chemoecology 16: 75-86.

USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area, S&PF. 2006. Don't Move Firewood. USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry.

USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area, S&PF. 2006. Emerald Ash Borer identification Guide. USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry.

USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry; PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources; Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. 2006. Firewood Alert. USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Cappeart, David; McCullough, Deborah G.; Poland, Therese M.; Siegert, Nathan W. 2005. Emerald ash borer in North America: A research and regulatory challenge. American Entomologist 51:152-165.

Gates, Michael W.; Liu, Houping; Bauer, Leah S.; Schauff, Michael E. 2005. A new species of Pediobius (hymenoptera: eulophidae) parasitizing Chyliza apicalis (Diptera: Psilidae) in ash trees attacked by Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Great Lakes Entolomogist. 38(1,2): 76-82.

Liu, Houping; Bauer, Leah S.; Gao, Ruitong; Zhao, Tonghai; Petrice, Toby R.; Haack, Robert A. 2003. Exploratory survey for the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), and its natural enemies in China. Great Lakes Entomologist 36: 191-204

Zhang, Yan-Zhou; Huang, Da-Wei; Zhao, Tong-Hai; Liu, Hou-Ping; Bauer, Leah S. 2005. Two new species of egg parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) of wood-boring beetle pests from China. Phytoparasitica. 53: 253-260.

Haack, Robert A.; Jendek, Eduard; Liu, Houping; Marchant, Kenneth R.; Petrice, Toby R.; Poland, Therese M.; Ye, Hui. 2002. The Emerald Ash Borer: A New Exotic Pest in North America. Michigan Entomological Society Newsletter 47 (3 & 4): 1-5.

Proceedings with research abstracts

Lance, David; Buck, James; Binion, Denise; Reardon, Richard; Mastro, Victor; comp. 2010. Proceedings of Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Meeting 2009, October 20-21, 2009; Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania. FHTET-2010-01.

Michler, Charles H.; Ginzel, Matthew D., eds. 2011. Proceedings of symposium on ash in North America. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-72. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 64 p. [CD ROM]

Mastro, Victor; Lance, David; Reardon, Richard; Parra, Gregory, comp. 2008. Proceedings of Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Meeting 2007, October 23-24, 2007; Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania. FHTET-2008-07.

Mastro, Victor; Lance, David; Reardon, Richard; Parra, Gregory, comp. 2007. Proceedings of Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Meeting 2006, October 29-November 2, 2006; Cincinnati, Ohio. FHTET-2007-04.

Mastro, Victor; Reardon, Richard; Parra, Gregory, comp. 2006. Proceedings of Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Meeting 2005, September 26–27, 2005; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. FHTET-2005-16.

Mastro, Victor; Reardon, Richard, comp. 2005. Proceedings of Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Development Meeting, 2004, October 5-6, 2004; Romulus, Michigan. FHTET-2004-15.

Mastro, Victor; Reardon, Richard, comp. 2004. Proceedings of Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Development Meeting, 2003, September 30-October 1, 2003; Port Huron, Michigan. FHTET-2004-02.

Reports

McCullough, Deborah G.; Katovich, Steven A. 2004. Pest Alert -  Emerald Ash Borer. NA-PR-02-04. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State & Private Forestry. 2p.

 

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