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The biology of xylem fluid-feeding insect vectors of Xylella fastidiosa and their relation to disease epidemiology.
Xylophagous leafhopppers are common and abundant insects of tropical and subtropical environments and play important ecological roles in these ecosystems. The feeding biology of these insects isExpand
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A new sharpshooter threatens both crops and ornamentals
The glassy-winged sharpshooter (Homalodisca coagulata), an insect that has recently invaded California, and the smoke tree sharpshooter (Homalodisca lacerta) are creating serious new economicExpand
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A New Sharpshooter Threatens Both Crops and Ornamentals
The glassy-winged sharpshooter (Homalodisca coagulate), an insect that has recently invaded California, and the smoke tree sharpshooter (Homalodisca lacerta) are creating serious new economicExpand
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Habitat shifts of endangered species under altered climate conditions: importance of biotic interactions
Predicting changes in potential habitat for endangered species as a result of global warming requires considering more than future climate conditions; it is also necessary to evaluate bioticExpand
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Interactions of dietary protein and carbohydrate determine blood sugar level and regulate nutrient selection in the insect Manduca sexta L.
The non-homeostatic regulation of blood sugar concentration in the insect Manduca sexta L. was affected by nutritional status. Larvae maintained on diets lacking sucrose displayed low concentrationsExpand
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Melon aphid performance on chrysanthemum as mediated by cultivar, and differential levels of fertilization and irrigation
Population parameters of the melon aphid, Aphis gossypii Glover, were compared for insects grown on six cultivars of chrysanthemum, Dendranthema grandiflora Tzvelev (‘Fontana’, ‘Iridon’, ‘Pink Lady’,Expand
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SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL PATTERNS IN THE SEED BANK AND VEGETATION OF A DESERT GRASSLAND COMMUNITY
SUMMARY (1) Plant and seed temporal and spatial patterns, and the correlation between vegetation and seed bank were examined from 150 samples collected from an 8-ha site in a desert grasslandExpand
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The Impact of Trap Type and Design Features on Survey and Detection of Bark and Woodboring Beetles and Their Associates: A Review and Meta-Analysis.
A large literature on the survey and detection of forest Coleoptera and their associates exists. Identification of patterns in the effect of trap types and design features among guilds and familiesExpand
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Feeding behaviour and nutrient selection in an insect Manduca sexta L. and alterations induced by parasitism
Manduca sexta L. larvae exhibit broad food acceptance with regard to nutrient content during the first 3 days of the last stadium. Larvae fed diets with a constant combined level of casein andExpand
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