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Summary of the Express Pest Risk Analysis for Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, 1888

Description

The plant pest A. planipennis is particularly harmful for ashes (Fraxinus spp.) and causes serious damage in native and invasive ranges. The appearance of agrophage in PRA area is only a matter of time (probably over the next two decades).

A. planipennis is climatic generalist. The pest occurence is limited by occurence of host plants – species of the genus Fraxinus. The entire PRA area is endangered.

Imported wood controls from area of pest occurence may reduce probability of introduction and spread. Probably all eradication measures will be insufficient in case of pest occurence in PRA area.

Organisms

  • Agrilus planipennis

Hosts

  • Fraxinus americana
  • Fraxinus angustifolia
  • Fraxinus chinensis
  • Fraxinus excelsior
  • Fraxinus japonica
  • Fraxinus lanuginosa
  • Fraxinus mandshurica
  • Fraxinus nigra
  • Fraxinus ornus
  • Fraxinus pennsylvanica
  • Fraxinus profunda
  • Fraxinus quadrangulata
  • Fraxinus velutina

Files

Type File Size
Pest Risk Analysis Download 213,14kB

PRA Area

  • Poland