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Invasive Species Resources

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South Dakota State University. Agricultural Experiment Station; Cooperative Extension Service.
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture.
University of Kentucky. Cooperative Extension Service.
See also: Woody Ornamentals for more fact sheets.
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment. Entomology.

University of Missouri. Extension.

University of Missouri-Columbia.
University of Kentucky. Entomology.
University of Kentucky. Cooperative Extension Service.
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment. Entomology.
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture. Entomology.
Officials with the Office of the State Entomologist in the University of Kentucky Entomology Department on May 22, 2009 announced two confirmed occurrences in Kentucky of emerald ash borer, an invasive insect pest of ash trees. These are the first findings of this destructive insect in the state.
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture. Division of Regulatory Services.
University of Missouri. Integrated Pest Management.
View current pest alerts for your region, or sign up to receive email alerts. Pest Monitoring Alerts are sent by e-mail to subscribers when pest captures reach significant numbers.
University of Kentucky. Cooperative Extension Service.
See also: Plant Pathology Extension Publications for more resources

University of Missouri Extension.

University of Missouri. Extension.

University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment. Entomology.
University of Missouri Extension.
Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is an exotic, invasive, wood-boring insect that infests and kills native North American ash trees, both in forests and landscape plantings. With EAB now in several areas of the Show-Me State - and its ability to hitchhike on firewood - the probability of it spreading to noninfected areas in the state is high.

University of Missouri. Extension.

Although not yet detected here, thousand cankers disease (TCD) is a potentially fatal disease of black walnut, caused by the walnut twig beetle (Pityophthorus juglandis) and an associated fungus (Geosmithia morbida). TCD could easily spread to Missouri from the several eastern and western states where TCD is already present. You can help minimize the chances of spreading TCD by following these steps: