Gypsy Moth Paper Outline

Gypsy Moth Paper Outline - life is to reproduce-Some of the...

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Peter Schnelle A40321951 Gypsy Moth Paper Outline The current methods of control used to limit the population of the invasive species Lymentria Dispar , or Gypsy Moth are more harmful than the moth itself. -The gypsy moth will not actually entirely deforest an area. - They actually only come and go in spurts, meaning that on a certain year, they might come out in full force, but then for several years after that they may seem as if they have vanished. - Lymentria also out-com petes many species of native moths for food, as it’s larvae, or caterpillars are ravenous eaters. -The moths themselves do not actually have mouthparts, and do not feed. Their sole purpose in
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Unformatted text preview: life is to reproduce.-Some of the methods to control gypsy moths include the use of pesticides, the introduction of new species that either feed on the moths or their larvae, or parasites that use the moths as their hosts.-One of the problems with introducing predators is that they also feed on similar native moths. "IMPACTS AND OPTIONS FOR BIODIVERSITY-ORIENTED LAND MANAGERS." Naturserve (2004): All. Raffa, Kenneth. "Natural Enemies of the Gypsy Moth: The Good Guys!." Extension Bulletin E-2700(2001): All. Debora, McCollough. "Pheremone Traps and the Gypsy Moth." Extension Bulletin E-2585(1999): All....
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