The latest info on plant pests, pathogens, and weeds.

Archive for August, 2016

What’s Being Done During Forest Pest Awareness Month

August is Forest Pest Awareness Month in Massachusetts, a state-appointed time to focus on Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) (Anoplophora glabripennis)¬†and other invasive insects. ALB is a species of great concern because it attacks and destroys a wide range of native hardwood trees, including maple. Human efforts remain the best methods to detect the presence of […]