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A technique for marking first-stage larvae of the gypsy moth for dispersal studiesAuthor(s): Thomas M. Odell; Ian H. von Lindern
Source: Research Note NE-223. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionZinc cadmium sulfide fluorescent particles can be used to mark first stage larvae of the gypsy moth, Porthetria dispar (L.), without effecting changes in their development and behavior. Marked larvae dispersed readily; so the technique could be used to correlate dispersed larvae with any particular source point.
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CitationOdell, Thomas M.; von Lindern, Ian H. 1976. A technique for marking first-stage larvae of the gypsy moth for dispersal studies. Research Note NE-223. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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