Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: After more than 100 years in New Zealand without their webworm enemies, newly infested parsnip plants are highly susceptible to the destruction caused by the webworm caterpillars.
Credit: Photo by Art Zangerl
Usage Restrictions: Photo may be used only to accompany stories about the research described in this news release. Please credit: Art Zangerl, U. of I.
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