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Biology and Field Efficacy of Billeae atkinsoni (Diptera : Tachinidae), a Potential Pupal Parasite of Marwar Teak Defoliator in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas

@article{Sharma2000BiologyAF,
  title={Biology and Field Efficacy of Billeae atkinsoni (Diptera : Tachinidae), a Potential Pupal Parasite of Marwar Teak Defoliator in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas},
  author={Meeta Sharma and S. Ahmed},
  journal={The Indian Forester},
  year={2000},
  volume={126},
  pages={409-418}
}
  • Meeta Sharma, S. Ahmed
  • Published 2000
  • Biology
  • The Indian Forester
  • Tecomella undulata (Sm.) Seem, a member of the family Bignoniaceae, is one of the co-dominating tree species in the desert forests of Western Rajasthan and adjoining lands of Haryana and Punjab. It is commonly known as "Rohida" or "Marwar Teak" due to its sparking features of drought tolerant and high quality of timber. Seedlings and young plantations of T. undulata are frequently severely attacked by a serious curculionid pest, Patialus tecomella throughout the tract of its distribution in… CONTINUE READING
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