Aerial spraying for gypsy moth control
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Northeast Forest Aerial Application Technology Group in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Aerial spraying and dusting in forestry -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Gypsy moth -- Control -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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SeriesNA-TP -- 20.
ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 167 p. :
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17678479M

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Paszek assisted in ground-to-air coordination during spraying. Aerial Application of Insecticides for Control of the Gypsy Moth With studies of effects on non-target insects and birds C. C. DOANE and P. W. SCHAEFERI ABSTRACT Three new insecticide formulations were applied at 1 pound per acre in a total volume of 1 quart per acre. Besides gypsy moth sprays as a form of gypsy moth control, among other gypsy moth caterpillar control methods, you can use commercial traps to fight this scourge. Simply place them around key places in your home, and the powerful chemicals used by the traps will lure in the pests before killing them. Q: Is there any alternative to spraying? A: The New Jersey Department of Agriculture is recognized as a leader in promoting the use of biological control measures against a variety of agricultural and forest pests. For many years the Department reared and released millions of parasites and predators of the gypsy moth in order to establish a means of natural control.   Gypsy moth aerial spraying begins in May Wisconsin State Farmer Published p.m. CT Ap From late June to late July, yellow planes contracted by the U.S. Forest Service in a joint project with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection will be applying an organic, biodegradable mating disruptor to