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great gypsy moth war

the history of the first campaign in Massachusetts to eradicate the gypsy moth, 1890-1901

by Spear, Robert J.

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

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  • Massachusetts
    • Subjects:
    • Gypsy moth -- Control -- Massachusetts -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRobert J. Spear.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB945.G9 S64 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3301096M
      ISBN 101558494790
      LC Control Number2004030724

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Spear presents the untold story behind the importation and release of the gypsy moth in North America and the astonishing series of coincidences that brought the state of Massachusetts to a decade-long war against this tenacious insect.

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It is the summer of and a gypsy moth invasion blankets Avalon Island. Ravenous caterpillars disrupt early summer serenity on Avalon, an islet off the coast of Long Island--dropping onto novels left open on picnic blankets, crawling across the T-shirts of children playing games of tag and capture the flag in the island's leafy woods/5().

We may never know the full story behind THE GREAT GYPSY MOTH WAR that ended up being fought in eastern Massachusetts during the years Even our oldest living World War I veterans were too young to tell all on their own. It'd come down to drawing on the same sources author Robert J Spear found: writings from the time/5(6).

Robert J. Spear Tells the untold story behind the importations, release, and subsequent war on the gypsy moth in North America during the Civil War. Etienne Trouvelot imported them while experimenting with silkworm production, and inadvertently allowed them to escape.

The Great Gypsy Moth War When playing around with insects, a single mistake can cost you dearly. Étienne Léopold Trouvelot wanted to interbreed a European moth species, the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar), with native US silk-producing moths to make them more resistant to disease.

Lymantria dispar dispar, commonly known as the gypsy moth, European gypsy moth, or North American gypsy moth, is a moth in the family Erebidae that is of Eurasian origin.

It has a range that extends over Europe, Africa, and North America. Carl Linnaeus first described the species Lymantria dispar in The subject of classification has changed throughout the years, resulting in confusion.

Summary: "In The Great Gypsy Moth War, Robert J. Spear presents the untold story behind the importation and release of the gypsy moth in North America and the astonishing series of coincidences that brought the state of Massachusetts to a decade-long war against this tenacious insect.

By Robert J. Spear In  The Great Gypsy Moth War, Robert J. Spear presents the untold story behind the importation and release of the gypsy moth in North America and the astonishing series of coincidences that brought the state of Massachusetts to a decade-long war against this tenacious insect.

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ELY – Ely is on the front lines of the gypsy moth’s inevitable spread eastward across the northern United States. The city has declared war on the leaf-eating insect and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is proposing to treat an area on the southeast side of the city next summer in an effort to slow the march of the invasive species across the state.

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With bold strokes, Julia Fierro creates a vivid world where privilege and. Trouvelot's home on Myrtle St. in Medford, MA, where imported gypsy moths first escaped. From "The Gypsy Moth," by E.H. Forbush and C.H. Fernald, Sometimes an entomologist or naturalist makes his mark on history unintentionally.

Such was the case with Etienne Leopold Trouvelot, a Frenchman who lived in Massachusetts in the 's.