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New (GIANT) ambrosia beetle in nurseries

Nursery growers have been struggling with ambrosia beetles for decades. In the southeast it is primarily the granulate

Camphor shot borer. Photo: Matt Bertone, NCSU

Camphor shot borer. Photo: Matt Bertone, NCSU

ambrosia beetle, Xylosandrus crassiusculus. In the Northeast and Midwest the predominate species is Xylosandrus germanus. These are tiny beetles that make tiny … Continue reading