Comparison of Nonmaize Hosts to Support Western Corn Rootworm ( Coleoptera : Chrysomelidae ) Larval Biology

@inproceedings{Clark2004ComparisonON,
  title={Comparison of Nonmaize Hosts to Support Western Corn Rootworm ( Coleoptera : Chrysomelidae ) Larval Biology},
  author={Thomas L. Clark and Bruce Elliott Hibbard},
  year={2004}
}
With the recent commercialization of transgenic rootworm-resistant maize with high levels of antibiosis to larval feeding, the biology of western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgiferaLeConte, on hosts beyondmaize,Zea maysL., has become an important topic for which data are limited.Larval survivorship andgrowthparametersweremonitoredon the roots of 29plant species comprised of maize, maize-Þeld weeds, native prairie grasses, forage grasses, and small grain crops. Data on larval recovery… CONTINUE READING

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