EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 11 - 2005 Num. article: 2005/179

Latest surveys on Agrilus planipennis in Ontario (Canada)


In Canada, surveys on Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae – EPPO Action List) are continuing in Ontario. The pest remains confined to a few counties (Elgin, Essex, Lambton) in the south-west of Ontario. Measures are being taken to prevent any further spread of the pest (e.g. prohibition to move ash wood, nursery plants, firewood).
The situation of Agrilus planipennis in Canada can be described as follows: Present, only in Ontario (Elgin, Essex, Lambton), under official control.

Sources

CFIA website. Emerald Ash Borer - Latest Information (2005-12-09).
http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/plaveg/protect/pestrava/ashfre/survenqe.shtml