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Structure of the phytophagous insect fauna of Onopordum thistles in the northern Mediterranean basin
Thistles of the genus Onopordum (Asteraceae: Cardueae) have become serious weed problems in parts of Australia and North America following introduction from their native Eurasian ranges, and are theExpand
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Release and Establishment of Aceria malherbae (Acari: Eriophyidae) for Control of Field Bindweed in Texas
Aceria malherbae Nuzzaci (Acari: Eriophyidae), was imported from Greece to the United States and released in 1989 near Bushland, TX, as a potential biological control agent for field bindweed,Expand
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Electroantennogram responses ofTrirhabda bacharides (weber) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) to plant volatiles
Electroantennograms (EAGs) were recorded fromTrirhabda bacharides Le Conte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) females to 28 odorants and volatiles emanating from leaves of 26 plant species including threeExpand
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Temperature, Humidity, and Host: Effect on Rate of Search of Trichogramma evanescens and T. minutum auctt. (not Riley, 1871)
Rate of travel of both Trichogramma evanescens Westwood and T. minutum auctt. (not Riley, 1871) was greater at 30 °C than at 20 °C, but was not affected by different relative humidities between 50%Expand
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Eggs of the Greater Wax Moth as a Host for Trichogramma
Eggs of the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella (L.), and the Angoumois grain moth, Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier), were evaluated as hosts for mass-rearing Trichogramma pretiosum Riley, T.Expand
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Insects and fungi associated with Carduus thistles (Compositae).
Six Eurasian species of Carduus thistles (Compositae: Cynareael are troublesome weeds in North America. They are attacked by about 340 species of phytophagous insects, including 71 that areExpand
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Phytophagous and Pollinating Insect Fauna of Baccharis neglecta (Compositae) in Texas
Phytophagous insects representing seven orders, 38 families, and 91 species, 19% of which were economic pests of crops, fed on Baccharis neglecta Britt. (Compositae) in Texas. About 58% of theExpand
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Distribution of Field Bindweed and Hedge Bindweed in the USA
A survey of weed specialists and herbaria was conducted by mail with telephone follow-up in 1994 and 1995 to determine the distribution, abundance, and economic importance of field bindweedExpand
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