Tag Archives: Forest


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


Sarnia’s dying ash trees pose a safety risk, resident says – The Sarnia Observer – Ontario, CA

Sarnia needs to take action on hundreds of dying trees decimated by the emerald ash borer because they pose a safety risk to residents, a city man says. Jeff Glass lives on Woodhaven Avenue, where a row of once beautiful … Continue reading


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


Emerald Ash Borer Invades Canada – The Weather Network

Dr. Barry Lyons is putting up a test trap in hopes of attracting the Emerald Ash Borer. It’s an invasive insect that’s killing ash trees. But it’s not the bug itself that causes all the damage; it’s the larvae that … Continue reading


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