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Early results of ash borer study are encouraging

Scientists who are monitoring the invasive pest in Minnesota have wrapped up the first year of a three-year study and say they found fewer infested trees than they expected and low numbers of the beetles in those that are infested.
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Scientists who are monitoring the invasive pest in Minnesota have wrapped up the first year of a three-year study and say they found fewer infested trees than they expected and low numbers of the beetles in those that are infested.

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