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New pathogen takes control of gypsy moth populations

Published: 
Apr 22, 2016
New pathogen takes control of gypsy moth populations | Cornell ChronicleA new fungal pathogen is killing gypsy moth caterpillars and crowding out communities of pathogens and parasites that previously destroyed these moth pests. Read more

Beyond milkweed: Monarchs face habitat, nectar threats

Published: 
Apr 21, 2016
In the face of scientific dogma that faults the population decline of monarch butterflies on a lack of milkweed and herbicides, a new Cornell study casts wider blame: sparse autumnal nectar sources, weather and habitat fragmentation. Read more

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