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ISA-July 30. 1972 S PESTS RHINOCEROS BEETLE SMILES FOR CAMERA Close-Up Lens Permits Pest's Picture State to Rear Own Parasites in Bid To Control Insect-Caused Damage By Leo L. Chabot A new pest control program is being developed by the State Department of Agriculture now that its Plant Pest Control Division has been relocated to the Union Carbide Tech Center at South Charleston. The state will begin rearing parasites to attack pests that damage forests, cropland and even home garden vegetables, cvca* iiuitic galUCll VcgeUaUiCO, vv ""*M~*J. TTAIV J.G\,CAVCU Illo UUUUv- flowers and shubbery. Use of rat e degree from the University parasites is a biological, or nat- " f c "" ffc rÂ»''-*- '--*Â· -- ural, pest control procedure as opposed to the use of insecti the parasite rearing program is a Dunbar native, Dr. Charles Coffman who received his docto- cides. However, Davision Director Al Cole explains "I believe in an integrated pest control program--use biological controls whenever possible, but insecticides are also necessary." * Â» Â» INITIALLY the state will rear parasites to combat the gypsy moth, an insect that can cause considerable damage to timberland. The gypsy moth is not yet considered a menace in West Virginia, but Cole believes the insect will eventually spread to the state. He noticed the insect has infested all of New Jersey and sections of Pennsylvania while moving southward to Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, The gypsy moth attacks white pine and almost all hardwoods including oak which accounts for some 65 per cent of the forest land in West Virginia. With the use of parasites that attack the gypsy moth Cole hopes to contain its spread to West Virginia or at least stop the insect from becoming a menace to the state. The entomologist assigned to of South Dakota last week. The new state biological pest control program was made possible when the Plat.Pest Control and the Laboratory Services Division moved June 21 from their cramped quarters in the basement of the state capital building in Charleston to the more spacious third floor of the Union Carbide 701 laboratory at the Tech Center. The state is leasing the laboratory space from Union Carbide. Approximately 25 researchers, scienctists and technicians are attached 1 to the laboratory. Administrative offices remain at the state capitol. The Laboratory Services Division, headed by Terry Hall, tests food products and other materials such as lawn seed and "ertilizer to determine if they meet state laws or measure up Cemetery Unearthed After 2,700 Years ROME (Â«--A team of Italian archeologists has unearthed a cemetery 18 miles north of tlome which they believe may be 2,700 years old. The researchers said they uncovered tombs containing weapons, ewels and vases. i to specifications listed on product packaging. The division works closely with the State Consumer Protection and Meat Inspection division. In addition to its new parasite rearing program, the Plant Pest Control Division is concerned with plant pathology, insect identification and maintaining a collection of insects found in West Virginia. The insect collection contains 800 species and some 4,000 to 5,000 different specimens, each with a notation of where and when the insect was found and if discovered on a host plant. In that way, Cole explained, researchers may better determine population growth and movement of various insects in the state. Dickson Elected By Corporation LEWISBURG-William F Dickson, president of the First National Bank of Ronceverte, has been elected a director of the Greenbrier Economic Corporation. Dickson was elected to fill the unexpired term of the late William A. Boone. 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