Birch Disorder: Bronze Birch Borer

SKU A2692

Author(s) R. C. Williamson, P. J. Pellitteri.

The bronze birch borer is a serious pest of birch trees in the Midwest. It can severely injure or kill most birch species; European white birch is particularly susceptible. This fact sheet provides details on the life cycle of the pest, the signs and symptoms to look for, and ways in which the bronze birch borer can be controlled (2 pages; Revised in 2003).