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Title: Creating trap trees for detection and control of Sirex noctilio

Author: Francese, Joseph A.; Zylstra, Kelley E.; Mastro, Victor C.;

Date: 2009

Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. Proceedings. 20th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2009; 2009 January 13-16; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-51. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 24-25.

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The ongoing goals of this research is to develop trap trees for Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae), an invasive Eurasian pest of pine, recently discovered in New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Michigan, and Ontario, Canada. Trap trees for this pest can be used for two purposes: detection (in conjunction with traps and trapping devices), and control (as reservoirs of host material for the nematode, Deladenus siricidicola). Our current research efforts have been conducted in the central New York counties of Onodaga, Oswego, Cayuga and Madison.

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Francese, Joseph A.; Zylstra, Kelley E.; Mastro, Victor C. 2009. Creating trap trees for detection and control of Sirex noctilio


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