Kōrero: Forestry research

Controlling painted apple moth

Controlling painted apple moth

Opposition to spraying areas of Auckland to eradicate the painted apple moth prompted this cartoon in 2003. Although spraying is an effective way to deal with insect pests, some people are concerned about its possible effects on human health.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DCDL-0001599
Cartoon by Allan Charles Hawkey

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Margaret Richardson, 'Forestry research - Combating threats to forests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/17061/controlling-painted-apple-moth (accessed 28 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Margaret Richardson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008