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Establishment and Phenology of the Parasitoid Microctonus hyperodae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in New Zealand
Environ Entomol. 27(6): 1386-1392 (1998) The South American weevil Listronotus bonariensis (Kuschel) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is one of New Zealand's worst pasture pests causing between NZ$78-251Expand
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Seasonal biology and ecology in New Zealand of Microctonus aethiopoides (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of Sitona spp. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), with special emphasis on atypical behaviour.
(1) Laboratory studies on Microctonus aethiopoides, a parasitoid of Sitona discoideus, established that the development temperature thresholds of its egg and larval stages combined and pupal stageExpand
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Host specificity testing and suitability of the parasitoidMicroctonus hyperodae (Hym.: Braconidae, Euphorinae) as a biological control agent ofListronotus bonariensis (Col.: Curculionidae) in New
AbstractThe behaviour of the parasitoidMicroctonus hyperodae Loan was studied under quarantine conditions to determine its likely host range in New Zealand. The species was imported from SouthExpand
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Intensified agriculture favors evolved resistance to biological control
Significance The need for agricultural production to meet the food demands of a growing human population will require sustainable and acceptable pest management, such as biological control, acrossExpand
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Isolate-dependent impacts of fungal endophytes in a multitrophic interaction
Neotyphodium lolii, an endophytic fungus of perennial ryegrass, deters Argentine stem weevil, Listronotus bonariensis, an important insect pest of pastures in New Zealand. Deterrence is apparentlyExpand
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Geographical origin of an introduced insect pest, Listronotus bonariensis (Kuschel), determined by RAPD analysis
The Argentine stem weevil, Listronotus bonariensis (Kuschel) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is an important introduced pasture pest in New Zealand. In this study geographical populations of thisExpand
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