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Identification of a nucleopolyhedrovirus in winter moth populations from Massachusetts

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Burand, John P.; Welch, Anna; Kim, Woojin; D'Amico, Vince; Elkinton, Joseph S.

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2011

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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: 77.

Abstract

The winter moth, Operophtera brumata, originally from Europe, has recently invaded eastern Massachusetts. This insect has caused widespread defoliation of many deciduous tree species and severely damaged a variety of crop plants in the infested area including apple, strawberry, and especially blueberry.

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Burand, John P.; Welch, Anna; Kim, Woojin; D’Amico, Vince; Elkinton, Joseph S. 2011. Identification of a nucleopolyhedrovirus in winter moth populations from Massachusetts. 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: 77.

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