TITLE

On the dangers of interpopulational transfers of monarch butterflies

AUTHOR(S)
Brower, Lincoln P.; Fink, Linda S.
PUB. DATE
September 1995
SOURCE
BioScience;Sep95, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p540
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the dangers of interpopulational transfers of monarch butterflies between eastern and western populations. Disease risk potential in artificially mixed populations; Migrations and breeding ranges of monarch butterflies; Absence of data on the degree of natural interchange; Ongoing experiments by some people in artificial interchange; Monarch rearing and tagging as popular educational projects in the US.
ACCESSION #
9509260623

 

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