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Wisconsin DNR calls for help against gypsy moth

Community and ForumBlogWisconsin DNR calls for help against gypsy moth

Lev Bely, 25.04.2013 22:29

Wisconsin forestry officials appealed to people for help in fight against gypsy moth Lymantria dispar. People are asked to seek for and destroy gypsy moth eggs as the pest is awaited to start hatching over the next few weeks, according to the DNR. Gypsy moth larvae are very voracious eaters and present a serious threat to trees.

Homeowners are urged to search their trees, houses, firewood piles, play-sets and any other outdoor surface for the gypsy moths' quarter-sized egg masses of a specific tan colour.

These eggs should be sprayed with horticultural oil or can be as well drowned in a soapy water. It's not advised to scrape the masses onto the ground, step on them or break them apart since too many eggs will survive, according to the DNR's experts.

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Photo: L. dispar male

USDA Outreach Campaign to Prevent the Spread of Gypsy Moth
Gypsy moth spraying, Dane County, Wisconsin

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26.04.2013 0:45, Irina Nikulina

Anything just to beat this pest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiqMFHDJq0M.

26.04.2013 22:44, Vasiliy Feoktistov

That's us who allegedly have "gifted" Americans with this thing, traded to the Colorado potato beetle which is introducent there...

26.04.2013 23:37, Lev Bely

Videos added. Animals feel anxious:)

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