Red Ambrosia Beetle Spreads – Threatens SE Red Bay & Avocados

Gary Cooper Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Specialty Crops

Richard Gaskalla, FDACS/DPIIn this first report, comments from Director Richard Gaskalla of the FL Dept of Agriculture’s Division of Plant Industry (FDACS/DPI) about where the Red Ambrosia Beetle came from and where it is spreading.
In this second cut, continuing on the same subject with Gaskalla, a report about why it is so hard to contain or eradicate this particular pest.