Polyphagous shot-hole borer beetle poses threat to WA horticulture

Updated July 4 2022 - 11:41pm, first published February 6 2022 - 5:00am
TINY: Polyphagous shot-hole borers (PHSB) are only two millimetres long and can be hard to spot but residents are asked to check their trees for signs of other damage including wilting, staining and multiple entrance holes on tree trunks or branches.
TINY: Polyphagous shot-hole borers (PHSB) are only two millimetres long and can be hard to spot but residents are asked to check their trees for signs of other damage including wilting, staining and multiple entrance holes on tree trunks or branches.

COMMUNITIES from Geraldton to Esperance have been asked to check their trees and shrubs for any signs of an exotic beetle to make sure it has not made its way into the regions.

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