The Invasive Arthropods Network deals with the influx of exotic arthropods (mainly insects) that are arriving in the United States at an alarming rate.
Can Indigenous Parasitoids Be Used Agaistn the Light Brown Apple Moth?
Can Indigenous Parasitoids Be Used Agaistn the Light Brown Apple Moth? Lanham, MD; February 8, 2012 -- The light brown apple moth (LBAM), Epiphyas postvittana (Walker), an invasive insect from Australia, was found in California in 2006. The LBAM feeds on apples, pears, stonefruits, citrus, grapes, berries and many other plants. A native of Australia, it has been found in California since 2007. The California Department of Food and Agriculture has spent more than $70 million in CDFA and USDA…Read more…