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  • EAB found in White Fringe Trees in Ohio with high pest populations

    White fringetree (Chionanthus virginicus) has been found attacked by emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) by Don Cipollini, a professor at Wright State University in Ohio Details A larval specimen and a partial adult specimen extracted from this tree have...

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  • Thousand Cankers Disease of Walnut

    Black walnut is ecologically and economically important to Missouri, and thousand cankers disease (TCD) represents a serious threat to this resource. TCD occurs when the walnut twig beetle (WTB), Pityophthorus juglandis, attacks walnut trees, spreading the fungus Geosmithia morbida which...

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  • Emerald Ash Borer News

    FROM THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION FOREST HEALTH PROGRAM December 2014 Newsletter The emerald ash borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis, is a non-native forest pest causing widespread mortality of ash trees in North America. By the end of 2014, it had...

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  • January Gardening Calendar

      Category Week Activity 1 2 3 4 Houseplants x x x x To clean heavily encrusted clay pots, scrub them with a steel wool pad after they have soaked overnight in a solution consisting of one gallon water to...

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  • December Gardening Calendar

    Category Week Activity 1 2 3 4 Houseplants x x x x Water houseplants with tepid water. Cold tap water may shock plants. x x x x Be sure newly purchased indoor plants are well protected for the trip home....

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  • Seed Savers KC – 3rd Annual Winter Seed Exchange

    Saturday January 17, 2015 11 am – 2 pm Anita B. Gorman MO Dept. of Conservation Discovery Center 4750 Troost,  Kansas City, MO  64110 COST:  Free with suggested donation at the door CONTACT:  Dayna McDaniel – 816.356.9892 EMAIL: EVENT...

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