Tuin & Landschap | Anoplophora chinensis demarcated areas | Almanac Pests | Scoop.it

After finding of Anoplophora chinensis in the Netherlands, the official service  demarcated areas and implemented eradication measures in: Boskoop, Westland, Maasland, Krimpen, Hoofddorp and Delft. Young tree producing companies that are located in the demarcated areas, where East Asian longhorn beetle was found, demand compensation. Eradication measures in demarcated areas are defined by Commission decision 2012/138/EC. Only in Boskoop area, 160 registered companies are affected by phytosanitary measures. The Dutch official service has found 65 high risk locations like wood packing companies in these areas and inspected host plants at several houndreds of sites in last year with the aim to early detect newly infested trees and eradicate the introduced insect species.