Gypsy moth: Possible threat to California trees
AuthorsCarlton S. Koehler
W. Douglas Hamilton
Authors AffiliationsCarlton S. Koehler is Urban Pest Management Specialist, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 31(3):23-24. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n03p23. March 1977.
An infestation of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (L.), was discovered in San Jose in October 1976, only a year after positive identification of Dutch elm disease in California. In all respects, the gypsy moth is an even greater threat than Dutch elm disease to California's landscape trees.
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