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Hemlock Borer

Hemlock borer requires a stressed or weakened host. The two major causes of stress for hemlock are defoliation and drought. Susceptibility to drought results from the fact that this conifer is very shallow-rooted and typically does best on moist-to-wet sites.

Posted in Environmental Issues, Pests and Diseases Tagged with: BC, borer, british columbia, hemlock, hemlock borer, larvae, ontario

Maple Petiole Borer

Evidence of the Maple Petiole Borer has generated several requests from people in Manlius and Cazenovia to have their Maples inspected. I have also observed it at Colgate University in Hamilton on several small- to medium-size Sugar Maples. This is

Posted in Pests and Diseases Tagged with: borer, maple, pest

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