High-voltage decoys can alert for emerald ash borer and other tree pests, say researchers

Decoy female emerald ash borer beetles which electrocute males which attempt to mate with them could provide early warning of the devastating tree pest, an international team of researchers has said.

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Image: Michael Domingue/Penn State
Image: Michael Domingue/Penn State

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