Life History Characteristics of Diorhabda Carinulata Under Various Temperatures

@inproceedings{Acharya2013LifeHC,
  title={Life History Characteristics of Diorhabda Carinulata Under Various Temperatures},
  author={K. Acharya and S. Sueki and B. Conrad and T. Dudley and D. Bean and J. Osterberg},
  booktitle={Environmental entomology},
  year={2013}
}
ABSTRACT Tamarisk leaf beetles, Diorhabda spp., have been released in the western United States as a biological control agent for the invasive weed Tamarix spp. There have been a few studies on the life cycle, host preferences, and field observations of Diorhabda; however, their ecophysiological characteristics under various temperature regimes are not clearly understood. In this study, life history characteristics such as growth, fecundity, and mortality of Diorhabda carinulata (Desbrochers… Expand

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