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Thursday, April 25, 2002

Beetle Battle

In an effort to fight the spread of the Asian Longhorned Beetle, New York will be enlisting the aid of fancy new acoustic devices that detect the noises beetle larvae make as they chew their way through tree trunks. The acoustic sensors, which attach directly to the trees, will be accompanied by a wide-scale insecticide treatment program.


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