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Biotic and abiotic factors affect green ash volatile production and emerald ash borer adult feeding preference

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Chen, Yigen; Poland, Therese M.

Year Published

2009

Publication

Environmental Entomology. 38(6): 1756-1764.

Abstract

The emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), is an exotic woodborer first detected in 2002 in Michigan and Ontario and is threatening the ash resource in North America. We examined the effects of light exposure and girdling on green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh) volatile production, and effects of light exposure, girdling, and leaf age on emerald ash borer adult feeding preferences and phototaxis.

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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: 1756-1764. https://doi.org/10.1603/022.038.0629.

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