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Asian beetle threatens avocado trees in Ventura County

By   /   Friday, January 13th, 2017  /   Comments Off on Asian beetle threatens avocado trees in Ventura County

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The shot hole borer, an Asian beetle, bores into the bark of trees, where they leave a fungus for their offspring to eat. The UC Santa Barbara Riparian InVasion Research Laboratory is embarking on research to find and follow an Asian beetle that threatens avocados and other trees native to the region. Two types of…

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