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Who is bugging Phragmites? The insect herbivores of Common Reed

Each year in July, participants in the Phragmites Adaptive Management Framework (PAMF) head out to monitor their invasive Phragmites patches. As a part of the PAMF monitoring protocol, participants fill out a survey form in which they are asked to look for signs of stress on their Phragmites plants (e.g., broken stems, wilting leaves, and/or herbivory). Frequently these signs of stress are caused by insects, but what kinds?

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