Insect Pest Control

What Do Borers Look Like on a Tree?

groomer added on July 3, 2012 | Answered

What do borers look like on a tree?

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Answered on July 7, 2012

Depends on the borer. Some borers leave holes that can allow sap or a gel like substance to ooze from the tree. Others may just riddle the interior of the tree with burrows. In a few instances, the borers wood shavings from boring can stick out from the tree like spikes.

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