Egg adhesion of the codling moth Cydia pomonella L. (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) to various substrates: I. Leaf surfaces of different apple cultivars


Codling moths, Cydia pomonella L. (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae), of the first generation deposit eggs on apple leaves in the vicinity of small fruits. The choice of the suitable oviposition sites and proper fixation of eggs are expected to be crucial factors for the survival of the offspring. In this study, we investigated egg adhesion of the codling moth to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11829-012-9198-z


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