Another New Plant Pest: Tea Shot Hole Borer

This tiny beetle has been found in several backyard avocado trees in South Gate, Downey and Pico Rivera, spreads Fusarium dieback,  and so far is unstoppable.  Read the UC Riverside Pest Alert here: Tea Shot Hole Borer

And the LA Times article about it here.  http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-meet-the-beetle-asian-pest-a-threat-to-californias-avocado-crop-20120510,0,5972395.story?track=icymi

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