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Vanessa Lopez

Searching for natural enemies of the goldspotted oak borer in Arizona

Written by: Vanessa Lopez (Ph.D. Candidate, UC Riverside) Mark Hoddle, Ph.D. (Biological Control Specialist and Principal Investigator) Photos by: Mike Lewis and Vanessa Lopez Background The goldspotted oak borer (GSOB), ( Agrilus auroguttatus ) (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), is a recent pest of native oak trees in southern California. This fairly small beetle (about 10 mm long...
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