Galls induced by Calophya latiforceps (Hemiptera: Calophyidae) reduce leaf performance and growth of Brazilian peppertree

@article{Prade2016GallsIB,
  title={Galls induced by Calophya latiforceps (Hemiptera: Calophyidae) reduce leaf performance and growth of Brazilian peppertree},
  author={Patricia Prade and Rodrigo Diaz and Marcelo Diniz Vitorino and James P. Cuda and Prem Chand Kumar and Barrett Gruber and William A. Overholt},
  journal={Biocontrol Science and Technology},
  year={2016},
  volume={26},
  pages={23 - 34}
}
ABSTRACT Schinus terebinthifolia Raddi (Anacardiaceae) (Brazilian peppertree) is one of the most serious terrestrial invasive plants in Florida. The leaf galling psyllid, Calophya latiforceps Burckhardt (Hemiptera: Calophyidae), was discovered feeding on the Brazilian peppertree in Bahia, Brazil, in 2010, and is being evaluated for release as a biological control agent. In order to understand how this candidate biological control agent affects the growth of S. terebinthifolia, we measured the… 
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