Development and Evaluation of Degree-Day Models for Acrolepiopsis assectella (Lepidoptera: Acrolepiidae) Based on Hosts and Flight Patterns

  title={Development and Evaluation of Degree-Day Models for Acrolepiopsis assectella (Lepidoptera: Acrolepiidae) Based on Hosts and Flight Patterns},
  author={Masanori Seto and Anthony M Shelton},
  journal={Journal of Economic Entomology},
  pages={613 - 621}
Abstract The leek moth, Acrolepiopsis assectella (Zeller), was first discovered in Ottawa, Canada, during the 1993 growing season, representing the first known occurrence of this species in North America. Since then, it has become a significant concern in Allium vegetable production including garlic, leeks, and onions. Acrolepiopsis assectella was first detected in the contiguous United States during the 2009 growing season in northern New York. In this study, we evaluated the development of… Expand
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