María Luciana Romero

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The water-hyacinth grasshopper Cornops aquaticum (Bruner) (Orthoptera: Acrididae) is native to South America and inhabits lowlands from southern Mexico to central Argentina and Uruguay. This grasshopper feeds and lays eggs on species from the genera Eichhornia and Pontederia. Particularly, Eichhornia crassipes is considered "the world's worst water weed,"(More)
The grasshopper Cornops aquaticum occurs between Mexico (23°N) and Uruguay and Central Argentina (35°S). It was recently introduced as a pest control agent of the neotropical water-hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes in South Africa. The information about the amount and distribution of genetic variability of the native populations may optimise the results of(More)
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