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Galls and Leaf Rollers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Dylan Jenkins
Galls abundant in the Smokies found on a variety of plant species caused by insects, mites, fungi, bacteria Project Objectives Finding out what plants the galls are on, where there at, and what is inside.
Summary Collected data on galls and leaf rollers on nine different plants successfully reared a fern roller to pupa (now in rearing box ) still nets out on active galls
Acknowledgements Jessica Miller and Van Downs Jason Taylor Dr. Jim Lowe Paul Super and Jonathan Mays Friends of the Smokies and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Great Smoky Mountains National Park