What are the goals of suppression efforts?
  • Reduce high caterpillar populations to tolerable levels.
  • Protect tree foliage.  Prevent more than 40% defoliation to stop refoliation.
  • Provide control options that limit the use of more toxic chemical applications.
  • Provide educational information.

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1. What is Spongy Moth and the impacts?
2. What are the goals of suppression efforts?
3. How are Spongy Moth Populations Suppressed?
4. What is the Spongy Moth Cycle?
5. How do Spongy Moth travel?
6. How do I know if I have the Spongy Moth?
7. What does Spongy Moth damage look like?
8. What happens when trees are defoliated?
9. Should I report a Spongy Moth Infestation?
10. Where is the Macomb MSU Extension?