Beneficial Insect Attraction to Milkweeds (Asclepias speciosa, Asclepias fascicularis) in Washington State, USA

@article{James2016BeneficialIA,
  title={Beneficial Insect Attraction to Milkweeds (Asclepias speciosa, Asclepias fascicularis) in Washington State, USA},
  author={D. James and L. Seymour and G. Lauby and K. Buckley},
  journal={Insects},
  year={2016},
  volume={7}
}
  • D. James, L. Seymour, +1 author K. Buckley
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Insects
  • Native plant and beneficial insect associations are relatively unstudied yet are important in native habitat restoration programs for improving and sustaining conservation biological control of arthropod pests in agricultural crops. Milkweeds (Asclepias spp.) are currently the focus of restoration programs in the USA aimed at reversing a decline in populations of the milkweed-dependent monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus); however, little is known of the benefits of these plants to other… CONTINUE READING
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