Overwintering Strategy and Mechanisms of Cold Tolerance in the Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella)

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BACKGROUND The codling moth (Cydia pomonella) is a major insect pest of apples worldwide. Fully grown last instar larvae overwinter in diapause state. Their overwintering strategies and physiological principles of cold tolerance have been insufficiently studied. No elaborate analysis of overwintering physiology is available for European populations… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061745

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@inproceedings{Rozsypal2013OverwinteringSA, title={Overwintering Strategy and Mechanisms of Cold Tolerance in the Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella)}, author={Jan Rozsypal and Vladim{\'i}r Ko{\vs}t{\'a}l and Helena Zahradn{\'i}{\vc}kov{\'a} and Petr Simek}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2013} }