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Diamondback Moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) Population Density and Parasitism by Diadegma insulare on Collard in South Carolina 1

  title={Diamondback Moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) Population Density and Parasitism by Diadegma insulare on Collard in South Carolina 1},
  author={Mohamed F. R. Khan and R. P. Griffin and Gerald R. Carner and Clyde S. Gorsuch},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology},
The diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae), is the most important insect pest of collard, Brassica oleracea var. acephala de Condolle, in South Carolina. In 1997 and 1998, studies were con- ducted on diamondback moth larval and pupal population density and para- sitism by Diadegma insulare (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), in col- lard fields in South Carolina. The density of diamondback moth larvae generally increased from below the economic threshold early… Expand

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