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NISAW 2017: Laurel Wilt

Swamp Redbay Tree infected with Laurel Wilt.  Photo credit:  Sheila Dunning Many invasive plants and insects are introduced in packing materials, including 12 species of ambrosia beetles, which embed themselves in wood used as crates and pallets. While these tiny beetles don’t actually feed on wood, the adults and larvae feed on fungi that is …

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