Marche Region Plant Protection Organization RegioneMarche

Report Contact Number: (+39) 071 8081

Recognize the Asian long-horned beetle and its symtoms

Is the occurrence in the Marche Region of an outbreak of ALB a real risk?

In August 2013 an outbreak of ALB, was found in the Marche Region in the province of Fermo. The infested trees and the close host plants have been cut and chipped and more plants will be processed in the same manner if infested by the pest. Further investigations are currently undertaken to accurately detect the occurrence of the pest. The general awarness about this problem allows to early detect new infestations and prevent the spread of this dangerous beetle.