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. . . This Is Your Basswood on Popillia japonica Newman

The Japanese Beetle has been wrecking havoc on some local tree popluations in central Michigan, includng local basswood. Skeletonized leaves have been observed in a number of locations; basswood seems to be a prime target.

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For more information on Popillia japonica Newman, the Japanese Beetle, and potential impact on your local basswood populations, check with your local cooperative extension service or click HERE.


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