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No mating for tree killers: N.B. researchers test new ways of controlling spruce budworm populations

Researchers are testing new ways of keeping another spruce budworm outbreak from happening - by stopping the worm's moth from reproducing.

The worms, which can defoliate and kill entire trees, are already wreaking havoc in the Matapedia region of Quebec and scientists are warning it may not be long before they reach New Brunswick.

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Source: CBC News

 
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