URI students searching for new invasive pest by capturing the wasps that prey upon it

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Emerald ash borer found in Mass., Conn., but not yet in R.I.

KINGSTON, R.I. – July 29, 2013 – Three University of Rhode Island students are on the trail of an invasive beetle that rapidly kills ash trees, but instead of searching for the beetle itself they are looking for wasps that feed on the beetle.