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Milkweed Matters: Monarch Butterfly (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Survival and Development on Nine Midwestern Milkweed Species
Abstract The population of monarch butterflies east of the Rocky Mountains has experienced a significant decline over the past 20 yr. In order to increase monarch numbers in the breeding range,Expand
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Performance of Early Instar Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus L.) on Nine Milkweed Species Native to Iowa
ABSTRACT. Over the past two decades, the population of monarch butterflies east of the Rocky Mountains has experienced a significant decline. Habitat restoration that includes milkweed plants isExpand
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Monarch butterflies do not place all of their eggs in one basket: oviposition on nine Midwestern milkweed species
USDA (1009926, 69-3A75-16-006); Prairie Biotics Inc.; Iowa Native Plant Society; Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium
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Monarch Butterflies Show Differential Utilization of Nine Midwestern Milkweed Species
Monarch butterfly overwintering numbers have declined over the past 20 years. Restoring habitat that includes milkweeds, the only host plants for larval monarch butterflies, is necessary to increaseExpand
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Assessing field-scale risks of foliar insecticide applications to monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) larvae.
Establishment and maintenance of milkweed plants (Asclepias spp.) in agricultural landscapes of the North Central United States is needed to reverse the decline of North America's eastern monarchExpand
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