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A prickly pear site before treatment with Cactoblastis cactorum. Commonwealth Prickly Pear Board scientists introduced the larvae from the Argentinean moth Cactoblastis cactorum in 1926 and within ten years, the once-dense fields of common prickly pear lay rotting or had vanished completely.

See image number AR1344 for the treated site.

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A Prickly Pear Site
A Prickly Pear Site
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