[NAFEX] AACK! Borers(?!) in Persimmon

Lucky Pittman lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu
Thu May 3 12:13:44 EDT 2007


At 09:14 PM 5/2/2007, Topgun wrote:
>They are Asian Powderpost  or shothole borers. I have them here. I think
>they were introduced by importing cane stakes from ther orient which came
>with the ones we ordered in LA; on second thought maybe they are 
>called Asian ambrosia beetles
>Mike Hall at LSU can comment further. We observed them on still growing
>pecan trees though stressed.

Thanks.
I was pretty sure I'd seen that description somewhere with regard to 
some sort of borers - and I think it was the Asian ambrosia 
beetles.  Just couldn't bring it up out of the recesses of my brain.

Lucky






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