Tag Archives: Azadirachtin

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Sault-made pesticide earns national registration – Northern Ontario Business

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By: Lindsay Kelly It’s Murphy’s Law that the day you get great news you aren’t around to receive it. So it went for Joe Meating in early October. When he received confirmation from the Pest Management Regulatory Association PMRA that … Continue reading

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City of Ottawa adds another $1 million in fight against ash borer – Ottawa Citizen

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OTTAWA — The city is pledging an additional $1 million for tree injections and planting this year as it continues to battle the emerald ash borer. The insect poses a serious problem, councillors said Wednesday as they unanimously agreed to … Continue reading

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Invasive beetles destroying Oshawa ash trees – DurhamRegion.com

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OSHAWA — An invasive species is destroying Oshawa’s ash trees at a much faster pace than initially anticipated and the City must spend tens of thousands of dollars dealing with the problem. The emerald ash borer is a small beetle … Continue reading

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Emerald ash borer could decimate the urban forest – Yourhome.ca

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March 16, 2012 Mark Cullen SPECIAL TO THE STAR via Yourhome.ca. If you could have saved the mature elm trees of Toronto from the ravages of the Dutch elm disease, would you have done it? If I offered you the chance … Continue reading

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EAB Publication by Grimalt et al. – Foliar residue dynamics of azadirachtins following direct stem injection into ash trees for control of EAB

BACKGROUND: Azadirachtins are natural insecticides derived from the neem tree. The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an exotic invasive insect pest that infests various ash tree species and has the potential for significant economic, aesthetic and ecological impacts throughout North … Continue reading

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EAB Publication by Kreutzweiser et al. – Environmental safety to decomposer invertebrates of azadirachtin as a systemic insecticide to control EAB

The non-target effects of anazadirachtin-based systemic insecticide used for control of wood-boring insect pests in trees were assessed on litter-dwelling earthworms, leaf-shredding aquatic insects, and microbial communities in terrestrial and aquatic microcosms. The insecticide was injected in to the trunks … Continue reading