Factors Affecting Localized Abundance and Distribution of Lesser Mealworm in Earth-Floor Broiler Houses in Subtropical Australia

@inproceedings{Lambkin2008FactorsAL,
  title={Factors Affecting Localized Abundance and Distribution of Lesser Mealworm in Earth-Floor Broiler Houses in Subtropical Australia},
  author={Trevor A. Lambkin and Rosemary A. Kopittke and Steven J. Rice and Justin S. Bartlett and Myron P. Zalucki},
  booktitle={Journal of economic entomology},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract Factors that influence the localized abundance and distribution of lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer), in litter of two compacted earth-floor broiler houses in subtropical Australia were studied using various experimental manipulations. Numbers of lesser mealworms substantially increased inside caged areas and under uncaged empty feed pans placed in open areas of the houses. These populations were found to be localized and independent of chicken-feed, manure, and high… 
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