Nuclear polyhedrosis virus as a biological control agent for Malacosoma americanum (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae)

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Eastern tent caterpillar [Malacosoma americanum (F.)] is a defoliator of trees and shrubs. Caterpillar popula-tions cycle over an 8–10 year period (Meyers 1990) and occasionally become so large that trees may b

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