Gypsy moth management in the United States

a cooperative approach : final environmental impact statement.

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ContributionsUnited States. State and Private Forestry. Northeastern Area., United States. Forest Service., United States. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
LC ClassificationsSB945.G9 G983 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v. :
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Open LibraryOL544592M
LC Control Number96124604

MOTH PRINT, gypsy moth, tussock moths vintage lithograph from OjiochaPrints 5 out of 5 stars () $ $ $ (15% off) Favorite. Gypsy moth population dynamics were assessed using annual aerial defoliation surveys of the northeastern United States from to , which indicate the presence/absence of .   The European Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar dispar) is an invasive forest pest that was introduced accidentally in the United States in Since then, the Gypsy Moth has expanded its range over much of the eastern United States and Canada. It was first detected in Ontario in and has quickly spread across southern Ontario over the next decade. A decade later, he acquired a handful of gypsy moths, probably on a trip back to France – there were none in the United States. What happened next can be deduced from the title of Spear’s book, The Great Gypsy Moth War. Inevitably, insects escaped, not least because birds continually pecked their way into what they viewed as a very large diner.

Full text of "Gypsy moth management in the United States: a cooperative approach: draft environmental impact statement" See other formats.   Outbreaks of gypsy moth occur sporadically and often simultaneously across the northeastern United States and yet there is still poor understanding of the causes of these outbreaks. The project will quantify the various causes of mortality ot gypsy moth in order to assess which of them are responsible for maintaining low densities and which are critical to . The Asian gypsy moth (AGM) is a destructive forest pest known to spread via ocean-going vessels in international trade. Vessels calling at certain ports in the Asia Pacific between May and September should therefore be inspected and “certified free of AGM” prior to departure, this to minimise the potential for regulatory action when arriving in a country where the pest is not . Gypsy Moth Suppression and Eradication Projects (as Supplemented ): Environmental Impact Statement United States, Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, - Gypsy moth - pages 0 Reviews.

The item Gypsy moth handbook: diseases of the gypsy moth: how they help to regulate populations, by J. D. Podgwaite represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library. Canadian Food Inspection Agency & United States Department of Agriculture Asian Gypsy Moth Joint Notice July United States Department of Agriculture: Special Procedures for Ships Arriving from Areas with Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) Other useful resources: US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Pest. The gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar L. (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), an inroduced major pest of hardwood forests in the northeastern United States and more recently in eastern Canada, has been and continues to be a target for control programs ranging from eradication to benigh neglect. In the last several decades, increasing emphasis has been put on ‘integrated pest Cited by: 1.

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"The Gypsy Moth Summer gathers all of life in its wonderfully confident reach: the buzzing energy of youth, the fraught hope of adulthood, the remorseless clarity of old age.

Fierro's thoroughly entertaining storytelling doesn't prevent her from taking on weighty subjects like race and class in America or delivering a rebuke of the lives of privilege that she chronicles with such /5(57).

The gypsy moth eventually will be present in most of the forested land in the United States, though outbreaks probably will be restricted to areas where forest composition favors population growth. As mentioned earlier, considerable effort is being expended to document the spatial extent of gypsy moth defoliation via aerial sketchFile Size: 3MB.

Asian Gypsy Moth. Asian gypsy moths (AGM, including Lymantria dispar asiatica, Lymantria dispar japonica, Lymantria albescens, Lymantria umbrosa, Lymantria postalba) are exotic pests not known to occur in the United gh in many ways similar to the European gypsy moth subspecies, AGM larvae have been known to feed collectively on over.

Although his dreams of creating a lucrative silk market Gypsy moth management in the United States book the United States were never fulfilled, Trouvelot did unintentionally start another multi-million dollar industry - that of gypsy moth control.

What is a Gypsy Moth. Lymantria dispar, the gypsy moth, is responsible for millions of acres of defoliation annually. Although gypsy moths are. Gypsy moth management in the United States: a cooperative approach: final environmental impact statement.

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Publication info. The fungus was introduced into the northeastern United States in the early s to help control gypsy moth, but it was not found in moth populations until the late s.

Since then it has spread naturally, following gypsy moth populations as they move west. Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Summary - Page 1 1 Gypsy Moth in the United States. The gypsy moth is a significant nonnative forest pest in the United States (Figure 1).

At least million acres ( million hectares) of trees are susceptible to gypsy moth feeding and defoliation. Also at risk are countlessFile Size: KB. The gypsy moth is one of the most destructive pests of trees and shrubs to ever be introduced into the United States. Gorging themselves on leaves, gypsy moth caterpillars defoliate, weaken, and can kill more than different species of trees.

Sincegypsy moths have defoliated more than 75 million acres in the United States. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gypsy moth management in the United States. Radnor, PA: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area.

The gypsy moth is one of the most destructive forest pests introduced into the United States. It has defoliated millions of acres in the Eastern United States where gypsy moth populations have become established. The gypsy moth caterpillars can eat. United States.

Forest Service. Gypsy moth management in the United States. [Washington, DC]: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service [and] Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A cooperative approach: Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. 4 Volume Set,Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, NA-MR 4 volume set.

on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A cooperative approach: Draft Supplemental Manufacturer: United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. European gypsy moth first became established in the United States inin Massachusetts.

It spread rapidly throughout the Northeast and has become the destructive pest of hardwood forest and shade trees in the United States.

When populations are high, the gypsy moth defoliates millions of acres of forest and urban trees. Lymantria dispar dispar, commonly known as the gypsy moth, European gypsy moth, or North American gypsy moth, is a moth in the family Erebidae that is of Eurasian origin.

It has a range that extends over Europe, Africa, and North America. Carl Linnaeus first described the species Lymantria dispar in The subject of classification has changed throughout the years, Class: Insecta.

The gypsy moth is a destructive, exotic forest pest that was accidentally introduced into the United States in It is currently established throughout the Northeast and parts of the upper Midwest. The Office of Plant Industry Services manages the gypsy moth program across the Commonwealth.

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Forest Service, (Author), United States. The Forest Pest Management Section conducts an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program for the gypsy moth to minimize unnecessary losses as the result of the gypsy moth, through monitoring, assessment, inform G ypsy Moth in Maryland Brochure and.

Gypsy moth, (Lymantria dispar), lepidopteran that is a serious pest of both deciduous and evergreen trees. The European strain was accidentally introduced into eastern North America aboutand by it had become a serious pest of deciduous forests and fruit trees.

By the end of the 20th century the moth had spread to the western Great Lakes region. The gypsy moth, native to Europe and Asia, is a major invasive pest of hardwood forests in the U. Introduced into Massachusetts inthe gypsy moth has rapidly moved into other regions of the country and is responsible for large amounts of defoliation each year.

Most of Virginia is generally infested by this pest. The introduction of the gypsy moth into the United States is a great example of an experiment gone extremely wrong.

Native to Europe and Asia, the gypsy moth was brought into Medford, Massachusetts in by E. Leopold Trouvelot, a French artist and amateur entomologist, looking to develop a new strain of silkworm for silk production.

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has a monitoring and eradication program to keep gypsy moths from establishing a permanent breeding population in Washington.

New. WSDA proposes to treat two areas in Snohomish County in the spring to eradicate introductions of gypsy moth. As follow up on the status of the project, the current gypsy moth pest management system provided the following information: The infestations have become so stabilized that major outbreaks such as what occurred in the s (which was the motivation for this project) have not reoccurred, despite the fact that the gypsy moth population has Author: Gerald Nadler, Shozo Hibino, Nadler, Gerald.

The Gypsy Moth Summer takes place twenty-five years in the past, yet there are many parallels between the political climate of and today. How are the novel's depictions of racism, classicism, sexism, environmental pollution, and the military-industrial complex in relevant to the current political situation in the United States?Brand: St.

Martin''s Publishing Group. The first major outbreak of gypsy moth in the United States occurred in Massachusetts in Since then, the gypsy moth has infested 19 States and the District of Columbia and has defoliated thousands of acres of hardwood forests across the northeastern United States.

The gypsy moth (GM) is an invasive nonnative insect with larvae that feed voraciously on the foliage of many North American plants. GM caterpillars prefer oaks and aspens, but do not eat conifer needles unless they are starving.

Preferred hosts are concentrated in the Northeast, Midwest, and southern Appalachians and Ozarks. The gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar, causes widespread defoliation of forest trees in the eastern United States and is capable of outbreaks throughout the United gypsy moth is known to feed on hundreds of North American plant species.

Forest Service scientists study the basic biology of gypsy moths, evaluate the effectiveness of pathogens in regulating. National Gypsy Moth Management Board Executive Committee - Carl Harper, University of Kentucky – [email protected] David Adkins, Ohio Dept. of Agriculture – Vice @ Carl Harper, University of Kentucky – EX [email protected] Nancy Johnson, IL Dept.

of Agriculture – Secretary /. In the mid s, gypsy moth larvae (Lymantria dispar) that were being evaluated for silk production were blown from a window sill in Medford, first outbreak of gypsy moth occurred in Bythe gypsy moth had established itself throughout the Northeast and is now found throughout much of the Eastern United States.

Management of Gypsy Moth. Management of gypsy moth in North America and elsewhere has evolved over time as different tools became available and as public attitudes toward pesticide use have changed. In the s, large areas were sprayed by air with DDT.

The National Slow the Spread of the Gypsy Moth Project is part of the U.S.D.A.'s national strategy for the gypsy moth management. Purdue Entomology Gypsy Moth Site This web site provides information on the biology of the gypsy moth, what homeowners can do to lessen the effects of the insect, and access to brochures on treatments.

Adding bark and bark products as regulated articles under the regulations related to gypsy moth host material from Canada would mean that bark and bark products to be moved into or through a noninfested area of the United States from an infested area of Canada will have to be accompanied by an officially endorsed Canadian phytosanitary.UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE PLANT PROTECTION AND QUARANTINE GYPSY MOTH CHECKLIST AND RECORD OF YOUR SELF-INSPECTION Important: Make sure this checklist goes with your outdoor household items when you move.

1. Originating Property Address 2. Date OMB .Strategic Plan for Management of Gypsy Moth in Indiana B. Nationwide perspective Gypsy moth was brought from Europe to Massachusetts in It now occupies the northeastern United States, a portion of Eastern Ohio and Michigan, parts of eastern Wisconsin and northern Indiana.

Gypsy moth movement occurs naturally along the.