Alternative food sources and overwintering feeding behavior of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis boheman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) under the tropical conditions of Central Brazil.

@article{Ribeiro2010AlternativeFS,
  title={Alternative food sources and overwintering feeding behavior of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis boheman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) under the tropical conditions of Central Brazil.},
  author={P. de A. Ribeiro and Edison Ryoiti Sujii and Ivone Rezende Diniz and Maria Alice de Medeiros and Maria Lea Salgado-Labouriau and Marina Madeira Castelo Branco and Carmen S. S. Pires and Eliana Maria Gouveia Fontes},
  journal={Neotropical entomology},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          28-34
        }
}
The boll weevil causes serious damage to the cotton crop in South America. Several studies have been published on this pest, but its phenology and behavior under the tropical conditions prevailing in Brazil are not well-known. In this study the feeding behavior and main food sources of adult boll weevils throughout the year in Central Brazil was investigated. The digestive tract contents of insects captured in pheromone traps in two cotton fields and two areas of native vegetation (gallery… CONTINUE READING

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