In the News: Extension agent Roland Quitugua says coconut trees are coming back

In the News: Extension agent Roland Quitugua says coconut trees are coming back

In the News: Extension agent Roland Quitugua says coconut trees are coming back


3/23/2020

coconut rhinoceros beetle trapped
A coconut rhinoceros beetle is found entangled in netting material of a "tree bow-tie" trap, placed within the fronds of a coconut tree, at the University of Guam on Saturday, July 29, 2017. (Photo: Rick Cruz/PDN)

'Coconut trees are coming back'; UOG official says overall tree population is recovering


Guam won't lose its coconut trees to the invasive coconut rhinoceros beetle, said Roland Quitugua, a University of Guam extension agent who has been fighting the insect for years.

Read the full story in the Pacific Daily News.