Canadian Forest Service Publications

D'où viens-tu petite spongieuse? 2018. Cusson, M.; Picq, S. RNCan, SCF, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides, Québec (Québec). L’Éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No 117. 2 p.

Year: 2018

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 39101

Language: French

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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With the increase in international trade and climate change, invasive exotic species represent a growing threat to Canadian forests. These species can cause irreversible damage to the environment and economic losses totalling several hundreds of millions of dollars. The Asian gypsy moth is an excellent example of such invasive exotic species which, should it become established in Canada, could cause major damage to Canadian forests. Researchers with the Canadian Forest Service (CFS) are developing tools to determine the geographic origin of the gypsy moths intercepted in Canadian ports.

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Where do you come from, little gypsy moth? Branching Out from the Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre. No. 117. (English)