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Inherited sterility in Cactoblastis 537 INHERITED STERILITY IN CACTOBLASTIS CACTORUM ( LEPIDOPTERA : PYRALIDAE )
Newly emerged male and female adult cactus moths, Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg), were treated with increasing doses of gamma radiation, and the moths were outcrossed to fertile counterparts. FecundityExpand
Bloem & Carpenter : Population suppression by irradiated Lepidoptera 165 EVALUATION OF POPULATION SUPPRESSION BY IRRADIATED LEPIDOPTERA AND THEIR PROGENY
Lepidopteran species are among the most important pests of major annual and perennial crops, forests, and stored products throughout the world. More than 25% of the species that appear on a list ofExpand
DEVELOPMENT OF TRAPPING METHODS WITH A SYNTHETIC SEX PHEROMONE OF THE PINK HIBISCUS MEALYBUG , MACONELLICOCCUS HIRSUTUS ( HEMIPTERA : PSEUDOCOCCIDAE )
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STERILITY FOR RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT OF CACTOBLASTIS CACTORUM ( LEPIDOPTERA : PYRALIDAE )
The unintentional arrival of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg), in Florida has raised concerns for the safety of native and rare Opuntia species in the Florida Keys and the potentialExpand
Paraiso et al . : Egg Parasitoids of the Cactus Moth 81 EGG PARASITOIDS ATTACKING CACTOBLASTIS CACTORUM ( LEPIDOPTERA : PYRALIDAE ) IN NORTH FLORIDA
Interest in the natural enemies of Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg) has increased since the moth was found in Florida in 1989. Previous surveys for natural enemies in Argentina identified egg parasitoidsExpand