Biology and Biological Control of Forest Pests. Attraction of Anoplophora glabripennis to male-produced pheromone and plant volatiles. In the United States where this beetle was accidentally introduced, the beetle prefers maple species Acer spp. Evaluating the use of male-produced pheromone components and plant volatiles in two trap designs to monitor Anoplophora glabripennis. An analysis of pest risk from an Asian longhorn beetle Anoplophora glabripennis to hardwood trees in the European community. The Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis Motschulsky , threatens urban and forest hardwood trees both where introduced and in parts of its native range. Geostatistical study on the spatial pattern of Anoplophora glabripennis in three types of stands.
Asian Longhorned Beetle "ALB"
Newer Post Older Post Home. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. While ALB has been reported to complete its development on trees belonging to at least 6 genera in the U. Finally, the entomopathogenic nematodes Steinernema bibionis and S. Asian longhorned beetle was also found in Chicago, IL during the summer of , and was declared eradicated from this city in April of after four years of negative surveys.
Illinois Forestry Association - Asian Long-Horned Beetle
Loss of trees may also decrease property values, cause aesthetic damage and lessen environmental benefits such as cleaning air and water and providing energy-conserving shade. If the beetle continues to expand its range the potential impacts would be devastating. They also talk about why the beetles pose such a risk to trees. At all of these sites, the Asian longhorned beetle is believed to have been present for years before its presence was noticed. Giant Hogweed Heracleum mantegazzianum.
While ALB has been reported to complete its development on trees belonging to at least 6 genera in the U. As in any pest management program, selection of plants or trees species, cultivar or variety which are best adapted to the particular site and environment under consideration is often the single most important decision that is made in managing an insect pest. When is it the most active? Additional efforts include regulatory issues to reduce the potential for additional introductions and public awareness and education. Article on invasive species control at Starved Roc Article - Take measures to prevent spread of invas Goals The goal of Illinois Invasive Species Awareness Month ISAM is to provide resources and opportunities to help stop the spread of invasive species in Illlinois - each and every person can make a difference, including you!