Diversity of Boll Weevil Populations in South America: A Phylogeographic Approach

Abstract

A phylogeographic approach was conducted to assess the geographic structure and genetic variation in populations of the boll weevil Anthonomus grandis, which is the most harmful insect pest of cotton in the Americas. COI and COII mitochondrial gene sequences were analyzed to test a former hypothesis on the origin of the boll weevil in Argentina, Brazil and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10709-005-1399-2

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