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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Image Number D583-1

Entomologist James Carpenter surveys an Opuntia cactus plant for damage and eggs from the cactus moth. Carpenter and other ARS and APHIS scientists are evaluating the sterile insect technique as a potential control tactic against this pest.

Photo by Peggy Greb.



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Last Modified: 8/30/2006