Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer (E3075)
Insecticide options for protecting trees from Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire).
Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire), an invasive insect native to Asia, has killed tens of millions of ash trees in urban, rural and forested settings. This beetle was first discovered in 2002 in southeast Michigan and Windsor, Ontario. As of June 2009, emerald ash borer (EAB) infestations were known to be present in 12 states and two Canadian provinces. Many homeowners, arborists and tree care professionals want to protect valuable ash trees from EAB.