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Effectiveness of imported insect enemies of the satin moth

Thomas Henry Jones

Effectiveness of imported insect enemies of the satin moth

by Thomas Henry Jones

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satin moth,
  • Biological control

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T.H. Jones, R.T. Webber, and P.B. Dowden
    SeriesCircular / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 459, Circular (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 459.
    ContributionsWebber, R. T. (Ray Trask), 1884-, Dowden, Philip B. (Philip Berry), 1901-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25517952M
    OCLC/WorldCa16891744

    The gypsy moth project has revealed that (1) insect disease was recognized as an important biological control factor, (2) the sequence theory of natural enemies was introduced by W. F. Fiske, (3) a number of future important contributors to biological control were trained on the project (H. S. Smith, W. R. Thompson and W. D. Tothill), (4. Moths vary greatly in size, ranging in wingspan from about 4 mm ( inch) to nearly 30 cm (about 1 foot). Highly adapted, they live in all but polar habitats. The wings, bodies, and legs of moths are covered with dustlike scales that come off if the insect is handled. Compared with butterflies, moths have stouter bodies and duller colouring.

      Moths: A different weapon against each enemy Date: Septem Source: University of Jyväskylä Summary: It's a dangerous world out there, especially if you are a small insect. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    There are three basic strategies for biological pest control: classical (importation), where a natural enemy of a pest is introduced in the hope of achieving control; inductive (augmentation), in which a large population of natural enemies are administered for quick pest control; and inoculative (conservation), in which measures are taken to maintain natural enemies through regular reestablishment. effective use of natural enemies, cultural controls, and other pest-prevention methods High-quality Photographs More than high-quality color photographs and dozens of drawings and charts will help you identify and manage over different citrus pests and to recognize the important natural enemies of pest insects and mites.


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Effectiveness of imported insect enemies of the satin moth by Thomas Henry Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, Thomas Henry, Effectiveness of imported insect enemies of the satin moth. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. Effectiveness of imported insect enemies of the satin moth / By Thomas Henry Jones, R.

(Ray Trask) Webber and Philip B. (Philip Berry) Dowden. Mating, oviposition, and flight in the satin moth, Leucoma salicis (L.), were studied in an aspen forest in Maine during and Adult eclosion normally occurred between h (EST) and h, with males emerging earlier both daily and by: 5. Satin Moths are completely white with an exception for their legs.

Their legs are checkered in black and white. It seems inconceivable that such a lovely, satiny moth would cause problems, but this species gives rise to many hungry caterpillars.

Satin Moth caterpillars are voracious eaters of poplar and willow leaves, and after an initial round of feeding in the spring, more come back in late summer. In North America, the satin moth has many natural enemies, including parasitic wasps, flies, mites, predatory birds and beetles, and a polyhedrosis virus.

Parasitism by flies and wasps often contributes to population collapse; however, preliminary observations indicate very low mortality by natural enemies in the Edmonton area. Accessible introduction to the biology, life cycle, natural history, and classification of moths Moths are a crucial insect group encompassing more thanspecies, and they are among the most ancient of Earth's inhabitants, with some fossils believed to be million years old/5(21).

The moths begin appearing in early July and become most numerous around mid-July. As the name implies, the white moths are satiny in appearance. The body of the moth itself is black but is covered with a dense covering of white scales and hairs. The wingspan is about 1 1/2 inches.

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WESELOH Department of Entomology, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New HavenU.S.A. (Received 27 February ; revised 20 Cited by: Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore.

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Where established, these natural enemies continue to help suppress populations of the Size: 60KB. Burges, A.F., The gypsy moth and the brown-tail moth. with suggestions for their control.

US Department of Agriculture farm Bulletin24 pp. Burgess, A.F., S.S., Crossman, Imported insect enemies of the gypsy moth and the brown-tail moth.

US Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulle pp. There are many insects that are beneficial, but only a few are really important natural enemies of pests. The commonly-encountered natural enemies are: lady beetles, lacewings, bigeyed bugs, pirate bugs, flower flies, predatory gall wasps, ants, parasitic wasps, parasitic flies, and predatory mites.

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