Cankerworm Research Project

Welcome to the Cankerworm Research Project’s website.  This is a project run through the Davidson College Biology Department to collect data on local Cankerworm populations, spatial distribution and control methods.  To learn more about the fall cankerworms (Alsophila pometaria) please look at  What are Cankerworms? and Outside Resources.  For information on this specific research project check Our Data.

To Davidson, NC residents: Take our cankerworm survey

Tree 1

Tree band with many cankerworm adults.  Width of calipers is 4.0 cm.

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