Friday, 20 September 2019 13:32

Busy Year for Asian Gypsy Moth

578 AGM

 

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists intercepted 146 destructive Asian Gypsy Moth egg masses on four ships recently in the port of Baltimore. One vessel alone was found with 126 egg masses. There has been a surge in the population of AGM this season and while the high-risk period is over in Canada, crew onboard vessels from Japan, Korea and China should continue to check vessels for AGM egg masses while en route to North American ports.

 

 

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