Submitted to: Popular Publication
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/20/2004
Publication Date: 9/20/2004
Citation: Gasman, B., Turgeon, J., Smith, M.T., Scarr, T., Mcewen, B. 2004. "Trees under threat: The Asian Longhorned Beetle in Greater Toronto". Popular Publication. City of Toronto, Toronto Urban Forestry Services, 24pp. Interpretive Summary:
Technical Abstract: This is a popular publication created in response to the infestation of Asian longhorned beetle discovered in the Toronto area in September 2003. The publication targets both the green industry and the general public at large. The contents of the publication addresses: (1) invasive species; (2) potential risks and impact of the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB); (3) the life cycle of ALB within the context of tree phenology and seasonal changes; (4) what tree species are attacked; (5) how to recognize the beetle; (6) how to recognize infested trees; (7) how the public can assist in eradication; (8) what trees to use in replanting impacted areas; and (9) what government agencies are doing.