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Protect U.S. Asian Gypsy Moth & False Codling Moth - FREE

Started Feb 12, 2018

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Full course description

Did you know that the Asian gypsy moth is a pest of over 500 species of trees and shrubs, including oaks? This pest in particular poses a higher risk than related moths because the females can fly! As a result, the spread of the pest could be much faster than others. The False codling moth is another pest that has a wide range of hosts, and is a pest of economic importance in its native habitat of Africa. It is frequently intercepted in both cargo and passenger luggage. This is a major concern, since it could easily become established in the United States. The learning objectives are to understand the following information regarding the pests:

• Hosts
• Distribution
• Damage
• Life Cycle
• Identification
• Monitoring
• Control
• Sample Submission