Maple Shoot Borer

ENTFACT-455: Maple Shoot Borer  |  Download PDF

by Sarah J. Vanek, Extension Associate for Nursery Crop Production
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

Importance to the Nursery Industry

Maple shoot borer, Proteoterus aesculana (Riley) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), also known by the common names maple tip moth and maple twig borer, is a key insect pest of young maple trees in nurseries. Larvae cause tip dieback and flagging by tunneling into young growing shoots. 

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) FAQs for Kentuckians

ENTFACT-453: Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) FAQs for Kentuckians  |  Download PDF

by Lee Townsend, Extension Entomologist
Lynne Rieske-Kinney, Professor, Forest Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

This factsheet has been developed to provide information on the status of the emerald ash borer in Kentucky and some general information about the insect as it relates to spread and management. 

Boxelder Twig Borer

ENTFACT-415: Boxelder Twig Borer  |  Download PDF

by Lee Townsend, Extension Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

boxelder twig borer

Maple Petiole Borer

ENTFACT-405: Maple Petiole Borer  |  Download PDF