The Persistence of Gypsy Moth Parasites in Heavily Sprayed Areas on Cape Cod, Massachusetts1
Author: DOWDEN, PHILIP
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 54, Number 5, October 1961 , pp. 873-875(3)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Intensive spray programs have kept the gypsy moth (Porthelria dispar (L.)) at extremely low levels on Cape Cod since 1948, In spite of this most of the parasites introduced against this pest were recovered there in 1960.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 1961-10-01
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