Emerald Ash Borer (Animal Invaders)

by Susan H. Gray

Written in English
Published: Pages: 32 Downloads: 206
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  • Animals - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Emerald ash borer,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 4-6
The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12556549M
ISBN 101602791120
ISBN 109781602791121

The Emerald Ash Borer Beetle (EAB) is beautiful. But it is a bad bug that kills ash trees! My name is and I pledge to help USDA protect our trees. [name] The EAB destroys ash trees from the inside, and eats leaves on the outside. My favorite place to find trees is in. [park, forest, neighborhood, yard]. The emerald ash borer, an invasive pest from Asia and eastern Russia, poses a grave threat to the state's ash trees. Photo courtesy Dr. James E. Zablotny, USDA. The Emerald Ash Borer Information Network, which draws on resources from multiple state universities and state and federal agencies, is a good general starting point to learn more about the insect.   When an emerald ash borer searches for a tree in which to lay her eggs, she avoids healthy Manchurian ash trees, much preferring a North American ash or a Manchurian ash .

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Emerald Ash Borers have shiny green bodies and an appetite for ash trees. This native Asian insect hitchhiked to North America and has killed millions of ash trees.

Learn more about the emerald ash borer and what is being done to try to stop its spread. Hardcover, 32 pages/5. "[The Green Menace: Emerald Ash Borer and the Invasive Species Problem] is timely and provides an excellent summary of the research and EAB management attempts up to The book is not only educational, but is also enjoyable reading, in parts almost like a detective : Hardcover.

Emerald ash borers have already killed at least one nearby ash. Another ash, >4 feet in diameter, never treated, is slowly decaying, as one major branch after another dies. Infestation here began no later than Read more.

One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(27). (This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Understanding and Managing Emerald Ash Borer Impacts on Ash Forests that was published in Forests) Download PDF Add this book to My Library.

It’s like the children’s book, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” but with a bad ending because of a beetle. The emerald ash borer is lovely to look at with its green and bronze body, but its habit of devouring ash trees by the millions is cause for safety concern here in Fairfax and other counties nationwide.

“It’s unfortunate but true that every ash tree in Fairfax County is infested. Plants Attacked: Emerald ash borer (EAB) attacks all species of ash trees that grow in Virginia. Only Asian species of ash trees have shown any resistance to this pest. EAB is becoming widespread in Virginia.

Description of Damage: The first indication of damage by the emerald ash borer is cracks in the branch’s high in the tree followed by. Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Activities. Puzzles, games, coloring pages, art activities and more.

There are different challenges for different ages. Activity Book. Outdoor Activity. Mark Trail Comic Strip (curriculum supplement) Emerald Ash Borer Investigator. Emerald Ash Borer book your folding skills to the test with this origami-like trivia game.

EAB Investigator. Emerald ash borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire This Asian beetle, discovered in in southeastern Michigan and Windsor, Ont., infests and kills North American ash species (Fraxinus sp.) including green, white, black and blue Size: KB.

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Learn more. Share. Buy New. $ $ + Free Shipping Usually ships within 6 to 10 days. Ships from and Price: $ Credit: Dr. James E. Zablotny, USDA The Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis or EAB) is responsible for the destruction of tens of millions of ash Emerald Ash Borer book in 30 states.

Native to Asia, it likely arrived in the United States hidden in wood packing materials. The first U.S. identification of Emerald Ash Borer was in southeastern Michigan in Emerald Ash Borer Emerald Ash Borer What are exotic species.

An introduced, alien, exotic, non-indigenous, or non-native species, or simply an introduc. The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is a destructive wood-boring pest of ash trees (Fraxinus spp.).Native to China, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the Russian Far East, the emerald ash borer beetle (EAB) was unknown in North America until its discovery in southeast Michigan in Harvesting ash trees reduces the amount of phloem (innermost layer of the bark) available to developing emerald ash borer larvae, which in term slows their population growth and spread.

Chemical Control. Field surveys are conducted within the state forests to determine the number of ash trees that have a significant value within a forest district. of results for "emerald ash borer treatment" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime.

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Fairmaire, a. beetle native to Asia, was first detected in Michigan in Evidence suggests that the beetle was established in Michigan for years prior to its discovery. Emerald ash borer (EAB) has since been detected in many states, and also in Ontario and Quebec, Canada.

In additionFile Size: KB. Mallet 75 WSP Imidacloprid 75% Makes Gallons 1 pack contains 4 x oz Controls White Fly (Gen Merit). The emerald ash borer is a beetle that is native to northeastern Asia but has now been found in North America. In this informational text, the author discusses the beetle’s life cycle and diet.

merald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire), an invasive insect native to Asia, has killed untold millions of ash trees (Fraxinus species) in urban, rural and forested settings.

This beetle was first identified in in southeast Michigan and Windsor, Ontario. As of Decemberemerald ash borer (EAB) infestations were. The emerald ash borer is transported mainly by humans through infected nursery stock, firewood, unprocessed saw logs, and other ash products.

Identification The adult emerald ash borers are about 1/2 inch long, 1/8 inch wide, and are bronze, golden, or reddish green with darker metallic green wings.

Emerald Ash Borer - Ebook written by Susan H. Gray. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Emerald Ash Borer. Emerald Ash Borer Emerald ash borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, is an exotic beetle that was discovered in southeastern Michigan near Detroit in the summer of The adult beetles nibble on ash foliage but cause little damage.

The larvae (the immature stage) feed on the inner bark of ashFile Size: KB. Emerald Ash Borer is in Winnebago County: Native to Asia, the Emerald Ash Borer is an exotic beetle that was unknown in North America until June when it was discovered as the cause for the decline of many ash trees in southeast Michigan and neighboring Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis), or EAB as it’s commonly known, is a small, metallic-green, invasive wood-boring beetle native to east Asia that attacks and kills ash trees (fraxinus spp.).Adult beetles live on the outside of trees and feed on the leaves during the summer months, while the larvae feed on the living plant tissue, the phloem and cambium, underneath the bark.

Emerald Ash Borer Activity Book (Grades K-3) We have two downloadable PDF versions of Activity Books for each topic: The "Beginner" version is aimed at grades K-3, and has coloring pages, easy word searches, and mazes. The "Advanced" version is aimed at gradesand has word puzzles that use relevant vocabulary words.

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a serious threat to Maryland ash trees. It has killed many millions of ash trees across the Mid-West and Eastern U.S. This invasive pest is well-established in Maryland including the Eastern Shore. It was first introduced into Prince Georges County in and was confirmed to be infesting ash trees on the Eastern.

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a non-native invasive insect pest first reported in Michigan in and it has since spread to 30 states and is responsible for killing millions of ash trees.

EAB attacks all species of ash and generally kills the trees within three to five years. And, indeed, the book contained a description of the emerald ash borer, a page-and-a-half account of its life cycle and eating habits and the speed with which the larvae could kill a tree.

The Emerald ash borer beetle has wreaked havoc on all species of ash trees since its arrival in the United States. It has spread from Michigan and is responsible for the deaths of tens of millions of ash trees. It has also caused hundreds of millions of dollars worth in damages to municipalities and tree : Kylienne A.

Clark, Travis R. Shaul, Brian H. Lower. Emerald ash borer insecticide treatment considerations. Several insecticide products are available to homeowners for control of emerald ash borer (EAB).

Since the presence and infestation level of EAB is quite difficult to determine at early stages of an infestation, insecticide treatments may be merited to mitigate damage by EAB. Emerald ash borer researchers proclaim that blue ash is the least susceptible of all the ash species to EAB attack.

Least susceptible does not mean immune. A note of caution: Green ash and black ash are natural inhabitants of various wetland environments (Thunhorst, ) and one must consider the proper insecticide or non-insecticide controls. What is an Emerald Ash Borer? Scientifically, it is named Agrilus planipennis.

To the everyday person, the name is emerald ash borer. EAB is short for Emerald Ash Borer. The EAB is a green jewel-colored beetle that feeds on ash tree species. They reproduce inside the bark.In the summer ofscientists realized that widespread damage to ash (Fraxinus) in southern Michigan was caused by an introduced insect, the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) (Federal Register, OctoVol Number ).The pest is thought to have been established in Michigan for at least 10 years by the time of its discovery (Siegert ).

Meet the emerald ash borer, a tiny green beetle that has killed millions of ash trees in southern Ontario, parts of Quebec and the northeastern United States since it was first detected in the.