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The upside of the emerald ash borer catastrophe: a feast for woodpeckers

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Cappaert, David; McCullough, Deborah; Poland, Therese

Year Published

2005

Publication

In: Mastro, Victor; Reardon, Richard, comps. Proceedings of the emerals ash borer research and development meeting; 2004 October 5-6; Romulus, MI. FHTET 2004-15. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team: 69-70.

Abstract

Under the most favorable conditions, woodpeckers reduce larval EAB density as effectively as the best pesticides. Woodpeckers work over the entire core region for free and are always more popular than spray trucks.

Citation

Cappaert, David; McCullough, Deborah; Poland, Therese. 2005. The upside of the emerald ash borer catastrophe: a feast for woodpeckers. In: Mastro, Victor; Reardon, Richard, comps. Proceedings of the emerals ash borer research and development meeting; 2004 October 5-6; Romulus, MI. FHTET 2004-15. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team: 69-70.

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