Project Partners: Robert Venette (1 and 2), Brian Aukema (1), Angela Gupta (1), Jeffrey Hahn (1), Jennifer Schultz (1), Cy Kosel (3), Rachel Coyle (3), Ralph Sievert (4), Philip Potyondy (4), Jonathan Osthus (5) and Monika Chandler (5)
Project Period: 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017
Emerald ash borer (EAB) biological control uses parasitoid wasps to reduce EAB populations and is still experimental in practice. However, biological control is the only practical EAB management strategy for natural forest ash and is a component of urban EAB management. We will improve biological control implementation with the following.
Chris Mallet, EAB Biological Control Coordinator
Jonathan Osthus, Project Manager
Plant Protection Division