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Official Pest Reports

Official Pest Reports are provided by National Plant Protection Organizations within the NAPPO region. These Pest Reports are intended to comply with the International Plant Protection Convention's Standard on Pest Reporting, endorsed by the Interim Commission on Phytosanitary Measures in March 2002.

Canadian Flag Update on the Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) in Canada - First Report of Presence in Brantford, Ontario
Date posted: 07/06/2010
Contact: Not Available
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Brantford, Ontario. The infested trees are located in the Wood Street and North Park Street area.

The CFIA is continuing to survey trees in the area and affected property owners will be notified. Regulatory measures to control this pest will be taken based on information obtained through the surveys.

Under IPPC Standards (e.g. ISPM No.8), EAB is considered present (only in some areas of Ontario and in 1 area of Québec) and is subject to official control in Canada. For more information, please visit the CFIA website at  www.inspection.gc.ca.

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