hemlock woolly adelgid

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hemlock woolly adelgid

n.
An adelgid (Adelges tsugae) native to Asia that infests hemlock trees and is particularly destructive to hemlocks in eastern North America.
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Carriere (Pinales: Pinaceae), to determine its effectiveness on the hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae Annand (Aphidomorpha: Adelgidae) (Eisenback et al.
caroliniana Engelm) are currently declining rapidly due to infestation by the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA, Adelges tsugae Annand) and little regeneration is expected (Orwig and Foster, 1998; Preisser et al.
The aftermath of an invasion: Structure and composition of Central Appalachian hemlock forests following establishment of the hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae.
Evidence of a polymorphic life cycle in the hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae Annand (Homoptera: Adelgidae).
The exotic hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae (Annand) (HWA), currently threatens to destroy the hemlock forests throughout the eastern United States (McClure, 1997).
was released in Connecticut for control of Adelges tsugae, the Japanese hemlock woolly adelgid (Grant 1995).
Hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae (Annand), has devastated stands of Eastern hemlock, Tsuga canadensis L.
This diaspidid often co-exists with the exotic hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae Armand (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), throughout the northern United States (McClure 2002), where they cause extensive damage to eastern hemlock and threaten to disrupt forest composition.