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Non-native invasive insects and diseases: What do they like to eat and attack?

  • 05/26/2015
  • 7:30 PM
  • White Oak Library, Silver Spring, MD

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Speaker: Michael Raupp, Professor of Entomology, University of MD

Non-native species of insects and diseases continue to arrive in the US. Are they more likely to attack plants native to the United States or will they favor exotic plants from their aboriginal home? We will review case studies of some of the most recent invaders to learn the answer and understand underlying ecological and evolutionary mechanism that explain these patterns.

Location: White Oak Library 
11701 New Hampshire Avenue Northeast, Silver Spring, MD 20904

Directionshttp://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library/branches/whiteoak.html

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