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Emerald Ash Borer in Denton (Previously Found in Fort Worth)

Emerald Ash Borer adult captured in Denton, TX. Photo by Haywood Morgan

Published May 18, 2020 By DR. MIKE MERCHANT

When Denton urban forester Haywood Morgan moved to Texas from Milwaukee, Wisconsin six years ago he thought he was leaving the devastating Emerald Ash Borer behind. Instead the Ash Borer found him again.

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Dr. Mike Merchant

Dr. Merchant, Texas A&M University Department of Agriculture & Life Sciences Professor and Extension Urban Entomologist designs informational materials and training programs to help reduce pesticide use and promote the use of low impact pesticides for schools and other institutional facilities. He develops training materials and continuing education programs on pests and integrated pest management for the public. His research interests include control of fire ants in electrical equipment and in urban landscapes; low impact pesticides; spider management; documentation of Formosan Termite range expansion in Texas; and improvement of existing termite control technologies.

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