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Competitive displacement among insects and arachnids.
Competitive displacement is the most severe outcome of interspecific competition. For the purposes of this review, we define this type of displacement as the removal of a formerly established speciesExpand
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Integrated management tactics for Frankliniella thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in field-grown pepper.
In a 2-yr study, the impacts of different plastic soil mulches, insecticides, and predator releases on Frankliniella thrips and their natural enemies were investigated in field-grown peppers.Expand
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Biology and Ecology of the Western Flower Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae): The Making of a Pest
ABSTRACT In the past 30 years, western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), has become one of the most important agricultural pests worldwide. CertainExpand
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Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) integrated pest management programs for fruiting vegetables in Florida.
BACKGROUND The spread of the western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), resulted in the worldwide destabilization of established integrated pestExpand
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A natural M RNA reassortant arising from two species of plant- and insect-infecting bunyaviruses and comparison of its sequence and biological properties to parental species.
Reassortment allows multicomponent viruses to exchange genome segments, a process well-documented in the vertebrate- and arthropod-infecting members of the family Bunyaviridae but not betweenExpand
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Abstract Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), the western flower thrips, is the primary insect pest of tomatoes and other vegetable crops in northern Florida and the restExpand
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Western flower thrips resistance to insecticides: detection, mechanisms and management strategies.
Insecticide resistance continues to be one of the most important issues facing agricultural production. The challenges in insecticide resistance and its management are exemplified by the situationExpand
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Host plant selection and development in Spodoptera exigua: do mother and offspring know best?
We examined the ovipositional preference and larval development of Spodoptera exigua (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on two common hosts in southern California, Chenopodium murale L.Expand
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Interspecific and intraspecific differences in two Liriomyza leafminer species in California
In recent years, the pest status of Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) and L. huidobrensis (Blanchard) (Diptera: Agromyzidae) has changed in California, as well as other areas of the world. In California,Expand
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Emerging Themes in Our Understanding of Species Displacements.
  • Y. Gao, S. Reitz
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annual review of entomology
  • 31 January 2017
The displacement of a species from a habitat by actions of another is the most severe outcome of interspecific interactions. This review focuses on recent developments in the understanding of (a)Expand
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