Emergence and mating behavior of the oriental fruit moth Cydia molesta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and its potential for reproduction

@article{Kong2019EmergenceAM,
  title={Emergence and mating behavior of the oriental fruit moth Cydia molesta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and its potential for reproduction},
  author={Wei Na Kong and Yi Wang and Xiaoting Jia and Yue Gao and Renjun Fan and Jie Li and Rui-yan Ma},
  journal={Annales de la Soci{\'e}t{\'e} entomologique de France (N.S.)},
  year={2019},
  volume={55},
  pages={446 - 453}
}
  • W. Kong, Yi Wang, +4 authors R. Ma
  • Published 2019
  • Biology
  • Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.)
Summary The Oriental fruit moth, Cydia molesta (Busck, 1916) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), is a key pest of fruit and is widely distributed around the world. There are important connections between its behavior and biology and its management in agriculture, but few studies have investigated the associations between adult behaviors and oviposition. In this study, adult emergence, mating, and reproduction were investigated under laboratory and field conditions. The ratio of females to males at… Expand
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  • W. Kong, Yi Wang, +5 authors J. Li
  • Biology
  • Applied Entomology and Zoology
  • 2020
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Investigation of the dynamics of major Lepidopteran pests; infestation patterns of G. molesta in shoots and fruits; composition of the orchard insect community; and diversity, similarity, and stability indices, from 2015 to 2017, in peach orchards in northern China indicates that mating disruption may be more suitable than mass trapping for managing G.molesta in orchard. Expand
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