In an attempt to reduce the spread of the pest, citizens in many areas are urged to report infestations or sightings of the beetle and are warned not to transport firewood or other potentially contaminated wood items. Imidacloprid is a systemic insecticide that, when applied directly into the trunk of a tree or the soil near a tree, moves quickly upward into stems, twigs, and foliage where the beetles would be expected to feed and lay eggs. Around an infestation an eradication zone is created, in which all infested trees are removed and all uninfested host trees are treated with a systemic insecticide. Thank You for Your Contribution!
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In trees that have been repeatedly infested, limbs or trunks often break under high winds or heavy snow, as numerous feeding tunnels weaken the tree. The recently introduced insecticide imidacloprid shows great potential in preventing the spread of ALB and is expected to become an additional effective control tool in the eradication of this pest.
Pheromones are widespread among insects and vertebrates; they are also found in crustaceans but are unknown among birds. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. Thank you for your feedback.