North American Lauraceae: Terpenoid Emissions, Relative Attraction and Boring Preferences of Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

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Paul E Kendra; Wayne S Montgomery; Jerome Niogret; Grechen E Pruett; Albert E Mayfield; Martin MacKenzie; Mark A Deyrup; Gary R Bauchan; Randy C Ploetz; Nancy D Epsky;

The invasive redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus, is the primary vector of Raffaelea lauricola, a symbiotic fungus and the etiologic agent of laurel wilt. This lethal disease has caused severe mortality of redbay (Persea borbonia) and swampbay (P. palustris) tre... View more
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