A new video outlining best practices in monitoring and sampling for invasive shot hole borers (ISHB) is now available on the University of California Integrated Pest Management YouTube channel. View it at https://youtu.be/1LKKJe3NgTY
Invasive shot hole borers are tiny beetles that pose a major threat to Southern California's urban forests. Managing these pests and preventing their spread requires early identification and ongoing monitoring. This video describes how to monitor for the beetles and how to take and submit tissue and beetle samples for identification. Learn more at www.ishb.org.
This video was produced by the University of California Cooperative Extension and the University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program
Content: Beatriz Nobua-Behrmann, John Kabashima, Curtis Ewing, Albre Brown, Akif Eskalen, Randall Oliver
Narrated by: Cheryl Reynolds
Videographer/Editor: Randall Oliver
Photos: Monica Dimson, Curtis Ewing, Akif Eskalen, John Kabashima, Randall Oliver