You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: Bronze Birch Borer
Author: MacAloney, Harvey J.;
Source: Forest Pest Leaflet 111. [Broomall, PA:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: The bronze birch borer, Agrilus anxius Gory, is an important factor in the decadence and death of paper birch and yellow birch. Shade and ornamental trees as well as forest trees are affected. This insect has been reported in Canada from Newfoundland to British Columbia ,and in the United States from Maine to Idaho. Outbreaks developed during the period of widespread birch dieback which continued in the Northeastern United States and Canada for 25 years beginning in the early 1930's. Although the borer is generally considered a secondary insect, populations built up in many dieback areas, and apparently healthy trees were attacked and killed.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
- This publication may be available in hard copy. Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat. During the capture process some typographical errors may occur. Please contact Sharon Hobrla, firstname.lastname@example.org if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
XML: View XML
MacAloney, Harvey J. 1968. Bronze Birch Borer. Forest Pest Leaflet 111. [Broomall, PA:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility