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Asian Longhorned Beetle Frass

Asian Longhorned Beetle Frass

Response to the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) hinges on early diagnosis of infestation, in addition to monitoring for signs of beetle damage—particularly its frass (shown here), a combination of wood debris and feces left behind by the beetle larvae. A new rapid method for detecting the invasive pest tests frass samples using a DNA-detection

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