Canadian Forest Service Publications

Gypsy moth in Canada: behavior and control. (La spongieuse au Canada : moeurs et répression). 1990. Benoit, P.; Lachance, D. Forestry Canada, Headquarters, Corporate and Publics Affairs, Ottawa. Information Report DPC-X-32. 22 p.

Year: 1990

Issued by: National Capital Region

Catalog ID: 10041

Language: English / French

Series: Information Report (CFS - Ottawa)

Availability: PDF (download)

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How, where, and when the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar [Linnaeus]) was introduced into Canada and its actual distribution are described. The insect, its life cycle, and the environmental factors that influence its behavior are described and illustrated in detail. The report is concluded with a chapter on insect control.