Forestry and Natural Resources

Title

Asian Longhorned Beetle Biology and Management in South Carolina

Student Author Information

Meredith Bean - CAFLS Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation Graduate Student

Lena Schmitt - CAFLS Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation Graduate Student

Clemson Extension Program Team

Forestry and Wildlife Resources

Publication Date

Winter 2-22-2023

Publication Number

LGP 1158

Summary

The Asian longhorned beetle is a federally regulated invasive wood boring pest originating from parts of Asia. It was recently discovered in South Carolina in May of 2020 and has the potential to cause extensive damage to North American forests. This article helps landowners and land managers know and recognize the most common signs of Asian longhorned beetle damage, and what can be done if this pest is found.

Publication Type

Brief

Publisher

Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension

Publisher City

Clemson, SC

Target Audiences

Extension agents, land owners, land managers, arborists, tree health professionals

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