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Gypsy moth and oak silviculture in the north central region

Gypsy moth and oak silviculture in the north central region

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Published by North Central Forest Experiment Station] in [St. Paul, Minn.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gypsy moth -- Integrated control -- Middle West,
  • Oak -- Diseases and pests -- Middle West,
  • Silvicultural systems -- Middle West

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNorthern hardwood notes -- 7.12
    ContributionsNorth Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14986802M

    The Asian gypsy moth is not yet established in North America, but is occasionally intercepted at ports of entry. Both moth species look the same and have similar biology – the only difference being that adult female European gypsy moths cannot fly, whereas adult female Asian gypsy moths can.   Gypsy moth which defoliates trees damaged record , acres of NJ woodlands in '72 and is expected to inflict equal damage in '73; insects attack oak, .

    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. Program areas include: Suppression, Slow the. Nucleopolyhedrosis virus (NPV): NPV is a naturally occurring virus specific to gypsy moths. It spreads like the common cold and is very effective at reducing high-density gypsy moth populations. In generally infested areas, it is the organism that is most likely to cause a major outbreak of gypsy moths to crash, creating cyclic outbreaks every 8–12 years.

    Issue 9 The Gypsy Moth Invasion: Can Silviculture Save the Day? by Zoë Hoyle. There’s an enemy making its way into Kentucky. The gypsy moth, originally imported into Boston in as part of a failed silkmaking experiment, has moved slowly but steadily south and west towards the Southern Appalachians, sapping the strength of its preferred hosts—red and white oaks—leaving them more. Female gypsy moth over egg mass. Courtesy of Hannes Lemme, (#) Monitoring and Management Strategies Plantation Establishment. Plant the crop away from hardwood stands such as aspen or oak or other preferred hosts of the gypsy moth. Preseason. Scout year-round for gypsy moth egg masses both in the plantation and in surrounding.


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Gypsy moth and oak silviculture in the north central region Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Gypsy moth and oak silviculture in the north central region. [North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.);]. The Ecology and Silviculture of Oaks Paul S.

Johnson and Stephen R. Shifley US Department of Agriculture Forest Service North Central Research Station Columbia, Missouri USA and Robert Rogers College of Natural Resources Gypsy moth Oak decline Oak wilt Economic.

The gypsy moth is found mainly in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime provinces. These moths were accidentally introduced into Massachusetts in by a French naturalist trying to cross the European gypsy moth with North American silkworms. The French. The project's goal was to slow the rate of natural gypsy moth spread by using integrated pest management strategies.

The project demonstrated that it is feasible to significantly reduce the spread of gypsy moth and that this can be accomplished in a cost-effective and environmentally viable manner using current technology. Host species. Gypsy moth larvae prefer oak trees, but may feed on many species of trees and shrubs, both hardwood and conifer.

In the eastern US, the gypsy moth prefers oaks, aspen, apple, sweetgum, speckled alder, basswood, gray, paper birch, poplar, willow, and hawthorns, amongst other gypsy moth avoids ash trees, tulip-tree, cucumber tree, American sycamore, butternut, black.

Johnson, Paul S. The Silviculture of Northern Red Oak. pages In: Biology and Silviculture of Northern Red Oak in the North Central Region: A Synopsis, USDA Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station, General Technical Report NC- 68 pages.

Gypsy moth was introduced to North America in the late ’s near Boston and has spread over the past century. Despite the successful use of insect predators, as well as fungal and viral controls, gypsy moth populations do occasionally reach outbreak levels and continue to expand their range.

Gypsy moth impacts on oak acorn production: Gottschalk, Kurt W. Variation in gypsy moth, with comparisons to other Lymantria spp. Schaefer, Paul W. Interactive effects of defoliation and low resource levels on photosynthesis, growth, and gypsy moth larval response to red oak seedlings: McGraw, James B.; Gottschalk, Kurt W.

The strain of gypsy moth established in the U.S. is commonly called the European gypsy moth (EGM). This is to distinguish it from a strain that exists in Asia, called the Asian gypsy moth (AGM). The main difference between the two strains is that females of the EGM can not fly, so its dispersal ability is limited to larval movement, whereas AGM.

The gypsy moth is found from southern Aroostook County, throughout Penobscot County, central Piscataquis County, central Somerset County, northern Franklin and Oxford Counties and south in Maine. Parts of northern Maine are still free from gypsy moth, and movement of material from the infested area in Maine to other parts of the state and.

The gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar, is one of North America's most devastating invasive forest pests. The species originally evolved in Europe and Asia and has existed there for thousands of years.

In the late s, the European gypsy moth was accidentally introduced near Boston, MA by an amateur entomologist. Gypsy Moth. Gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) is a serious forest pest and is responsible for killing millions of oak and other species of trees across the gh oak species are preferred, gypsy moth caterpillars feed on hundreds of other tree and shrub species, including.

FOR - Silviculture Dr. John M. Lhotka University of Kentucky - Department of Forestry Silviculture is the art and science of controlling the establishment, composition, structure, and growth of a forest stand to meet the landowners’ objectives on a sustainable basis.

The European Gypsy Moth, Lymantria dispar, is one of North America’s most destructive invasive forest pests, defoliating up to 13 million acres of forest per year. It was first introduced near Boston, Massachusetts in the late s and since then has expanded its range over the northeastern states.

Some of the gypsy moth's favorite host trees are oak, hickory, beech, birch, willow and spruce. For further information, visit the National Gypsy Moth website or if you find gypsy moth caterpillars on your property, contact the Forest Pest Branch atTTYor by email.

Recognize Gypsy Moths and the Signs of Infestation. Gypsy Moth poses threat to oak trees: Here's how you can help The City of Grand Rapids is asking for your help, to protect against a predator that’s recently been on the rise. You probably have. Don’t Let Gypsy Moth Wreak Havoc Again Next Year – Here’s What to Do This year, we saw severe tree defoliation across the country, most notable in oak and beech trees throughout New England.

We also saw messy patios, furniture, and outdoor living areas, and. Natural Enemies of Gypsy Moth: The Good Guys. Insect predators Some insects are also important predators of gypsy moth.

For exam-ple, the Calosoma beetle (Calosoma sycophanta) is a “specialist,” in that it feeds almost entirely on gypsy moth (Fig. It was introduced into the northeastern United States and, more recent-ly, into Michigan File Size: 1MB. Although much is known about the silviculture and ecology of eastern upland oak systems, as well as about the impacts of oak decline and the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L.), the transfer of this knowledge to a system on the Cumberland Plateau in eastern Kentucky had not been by: 4.

What is a Gypsy Moth. The gypsy moth is a leaf-eating insect. It belongs to the same order as butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera). It was imported from Europe in an attempt to breed a hardier silk worm. Instead, the caterpillars escaped and headed for the trees.

Leaving its natural enemies in. the Ontario distribution coincides with the range of the insect’s preferred hosts of oak; however, no known populations of gypsy moth exist in northern parts of the range of bur oak north on New Liskeard in the northeast region, and west of Thunder Bay to Lake of the Woods in the northwest region.The Gypsy Moth in North America, a Case History The gypsy moth in North America represents an excellent example of the population biology of invasions.

For most alien species, we rarely know the precise circumstances of its arrival, but for the gypsy moth there is very good documentation of its accidental ineoduction from Europe byCited by: 3.Gypsy Moth.

Scientific name: Lymantria dispar. Native range: southern Europe, northern Africa, central and southern Asia, Japan. At Risk.

The gypsy moth is a generalist defoliator and can eat the leaves of over species of trees and shrubs. The gypsy moth generally prefer broad-leaf deciduous trees, but can also defoliate evergreen trees.