DNA analysis of the origins of winter moth in New England

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  • Authors: Elkinton, Joseph; Gwiazdowski, Rodger; Sremac, Marinko; Hunkins, Roy; Boettner, George.
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Publication Series: Other
  • Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 86.

Abstract

Elkinton et al recently completed a survey of northeastern North America for the newly invasive winter moth, Operophtera brumata L. The survey used traps baited with the winter moth pheromone, which, as far as it is known, consists of a single compound that is also used by Bruce spanworm, the North American congener of winter moth, O. bruceata (Hulst).

  • Citation: Elkinton, Joseph; Gwiazdowski, Rodger; Sremac, Marinko; Hunkins, Roy; Boettner, George. 2011. DNA analysis of the origins of winter moth in New England. In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 86.
  • Posted Date: April 11, 2011
  • Modified Date: April 11, 2011
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