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Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis)

Closeup of an emerald ash borer adult on a green leaf. The insect is iridescent green with large black eyes and a long, narrow body. It faces to the left, with the length of its body visible. Its wing covers are a dark iridescent green, while its thorax and the underside of its abdomen are much lighter green, almost golden.

Two decades after the arrival of the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) in North America, plenty of misinformation remains about how best to manage its impact. A group of experts on this pest offer bust several myths about emerald ash borer in a new article in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management. (Photo by Steven Ausmus, USDA Agricultural Research Service)

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