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green caterpillar of a geometrid moth

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Similarly, White and Whitham (2002) found that both cankerworm densities and defoliation rates on cottonwoods decreased as a function of distance from box elder, the worm's preferred host.
A literature review is provided in this part to facilitate a wider understanding of the cankerworm. The second part is an expose on the Nigerian state and its dubious legacy of corruption.
The rulership practice of dictating to the African people by an alien rule established a culture of autocracy inherited by Africa's founding "fathers" which today has become a cankerworm difficult to get rid of by many African nations.
Corruption has been described (by those who claim they hate it) as a cankerworm that is destructive to every known progressive move to realize development in African setting.
The finding indicates that Nigerian lecturers play a significant role in perpetuating this cankerworm referred to as examination malpractice irrespective of sex and whether they work in a public or private university.
Cronon observes further, however, that native species became inordinately problematic themselves after the arrival of Europeans: "insects that increased their populations by inhabiting colonial gardens included grasshoppers, garden fleas, maggots, and various species of `worm' and `flies.' Colonial orchards were particularly susceptible to attacks by such insects, and, in the case of the cankerworm, which first appeared in 1666, had to be constantly defended against" (154).
pini, Lasiocampidae), as well as the green Scotch pine caterpillar or cankerworm (Buparius piniara, Geometridae), eat the leaves of conifers, and the caterpillars of some leafroller moths eat the buds on the young shoots.
In this study we document associational susceptibility among hosts of the fall cankerworm (Alsophila pometaria).
To combat this cankerworm, Asante proposes Afrocentricity.(3) This solution essentially entails the strengthening of black American knowledge and awareness of their African historical and cultural heritage by making Africa the foundation of black American epistemology.
Selective factors affecting clonal variation in the fall cankerworm Alsophila pometaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).
Ismagilova, not only called on political associations, trade unions, cultural groups and other organizations to take the appropriate steps to thwart the cankerworm of tribalism, but also called upon the governments of independent African countries to promulgate legislation aimed at combating and assuaging this phenomenon.
"That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten.
This is another cankerworm that is shaking the Nigeria pillar of peaceful co-existence.
Early in the experiment, the entire research area experienced an outbreak of fall cankerworm (Alsophila pometana Harris), and site 3 experienced especially severe herbivory.
The role of parthenogenesis and female aptery in microgeographic, ecological adaptation in the fall cankerworm, Alsophila pometaria Harris (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).