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Video: Laurel wilt discovered in Pinellas County



The exotic pest called the red bay ambrosia beetle is smaller than a grain of rice, but it’s causing big problems for red bay laurel trees and their cousins, swamp bay trees and avocado trees. The beetle brings with it a ferocious, fast-spreading epidemic called laurel wilt disease. There is no cure.

[Last modified: Monday, September 17, 2012 9:00pm]


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