It is here to stay Latest research on predator insects is not out Population can be slowed regionally (SLAM) Urban control options work www. emeraldashborer.info/ Best Website for up to date info www. emeraldashborer.info/
Been in Ohio for 10 Years, (Estimated), first found in June 2011. All other known infestations found since 1996 have been declared “eradicated” Does not seem to move fast/produce huge #’s Generalist; Maples, Birch, Willow, Box Elder Lifecycle is similar to EAB, can change to an adult within one year; Slower up here?
Present in the County Scales protect insects Disease follows scale after heavy infestation 25% are supposed to live after an attack… Urban options do exist
Native, population booms every 10 years We were overdue for a large boom in 2010 and we got it for 2 years! Population is hardly noticeable now.
Seems rampant this year DO NOT Prune oak during growing season Oaks graft their roots Pruning or construction damage is usually the cause