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Hemlock woolly adelgid population genetics

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Havill, Nathan P.; Montgomery, Michael; Shiyake, Shigehiko; Lamb, Ashley; Keena, Melody A.; Caccone, Adalgisa

Year Published

2009

Publication

In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. Proceedings. 20th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2009; 2009 January 13-16; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-51. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 75.

Abstract

The hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), was first reported in eastern North America over 50 years ago. Efforts to control the impacts of the adelgids are focusing on classical biological control and tree resistance. The success of these strategies relies on knowledge of the ecological and evolutionary context uniting the pest, its host plants, and its natural enemies.

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Havill, Nathan P.; Montgomery, Michael; Shiyake, Shigehiko; Lamb, Ashley; Keena, Melody A.; Caccone, Adalgisa. 2009. Hemlock woolly adelgid population genetics. In McManus, K.A.; Gottschalk K.W.; eds. Proceedings, 20th U.S. Department of Agriculture Interagency Research Forum on Invasive Species 2009; 2009 January 13-16; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-51. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 75. Abstract.

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