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Research on Emerald Ash Borer and How It Affects Different Species of Ash

Photo © Andrew Storer, Michigan Technological University

Purple panel traps in St. Ignace, Michigan, help Michigan Technological University researchers find EAB, and also allows them to observe how ash trees react to infestations. Photos © Andrew Storer, Michigan Technological University

Scientists from Michigan State University and Michigan Technological University wanted to do something besides watch ash trees die, so they are collaborating with Michigan's Department of Agriculture, Department of Natural Resources, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and USDA Forest Service to develop the SLow Ash Mortality (SLAM) project in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Read about their efforts here.

For more information on EAB and EAB research, visit the EAB regional Web site:

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