Treatment of Ash in New York for the Emerald Ash Borer
Management of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been evolving at a rapid pace since it was first identified as the cause of widespread ash mortality in the Detroit area in 2002. Management practices that have been developed for treating individual trees in an urban environment. There are many products listed in New York for the control of EAB: imidacloprid, emamectin benzoate, and dinotefuran are systemic insecticides that have been thoroughly researched for efficacy.
Cornell University Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
crown thinning; crown dieback; systemic insecticide; imidacloprid; emamectin benzoate; dinotefuran
Previously Published As
Excerpted from Branching Out IPM Newsletter (2013), Vol. 20 No. 8