The Present Status of the Gipsy Moth in New Jersey
Author: HEADLEE, THOMAS J.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 16, Number 2, April 1923 , pp. 158-161(4)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:The large expenditures for control of gipsy moth, Porthetriadispar, have rapidly reduced the infestation, the Federal Government working in co-operation with the State of New Jersey. It is held that extermination is worth the cost, especially if a barrier zone be established in New York State.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 1, 1923
- Journal of Economic Entomology is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The journal publishes articles on the economic significance of insects and is divided into the following sections: apiculture & social insects; arthropods in relation to plant disease; forum; insecticide resistance and resistance management; ecotoxicology; biological and microbial control; ecology and behavior; sampling and biostatistics; household and structural insects; medical entomology; molecular entomology; veterinary entomology; forest entomology; horticultural entomology; field and forage crops, and small grains; stored-product; commodity treatment and quarantine entomology; and plant resistance. In addition to research papers, Journal of Economic Entomology publishes Letters to the Editor, interpretive articles in a Forum section, Short Communications, Rapid Communications, and Book Reviews.
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