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Topical Collection "Biology and Control of the Invasive Red-Necked Longhorn Beetle Aromia bungii"
A topical collection in Insects (ISSN 2075-4450). This collection belongs to the section "Insect Pest and Vector Management".Viewed by 12743
Interests: pest management; chemical control; chemical ecology; invasive species; social insects; wood-boring beetles
Interests: invasive organisms; biological control; molecular biology; systematics and phylogenetics; symbiotic bacteria
Interests: forest entomology; molecular ecology; wood-boring insects
Topical Collection Information
The red-necked longhorn beetle Aromia bungii (Faldermann) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), native to continental Asia and surrounding areas, has in the last decade begun to expand its distribution area to other parts of the world. This wood-boring pest is a serious threat to stone fruit trees such as peach, plum, and cherry. Understanding its biology and developing effective countermeasures are crucial to stopping the damage and preventing further spread. This Topical Collection aims to collect, from both native and introduced ranges, recent findings on the biology and control of A. bungii. Topics of particular interest include ecology, physiology, and behavior; protection methods and planning; early detection methods; modeling; molecular ecology; and other kinds of data that may be useful to overcoming this new challenge in agriculture.
Dr. Eiriki Sunamura
Dr. Francesco Nugnes
Dr. Etsuko Shoda-Kagaya
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- Aromia bungii
- invasive species
- wood-boring insects
- integrated pest management
- chemical control
- biological control
- physical control
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