Dr. Robert Childs,
State entomologist, is projecting
that the 2009 winter moth population
will be the heaviest year yet. This
is due to the late fall warm period
which allowed for increased moth
activity, mating and subsequent egg
Tree Specialists treats Winter Moth
with a foliar application using one of two different
products, Spinosad and Bacillus
thuringiensis (Dipel). Both products are derived
from naturally occurring soil bacteria and are considered
the best environmentally sensitive management
tools for this pest.
here to view our Winter Moth video.
If you have any questions about this
pest or our treatments, please call
the office to speak with our Certified Arborists.
overview of the Winter Moth Lifecycle
Moth — A Springtime Problem video
Extension fact sheet
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