Oviposition behaviors in relation to rotation resistance in the western corn rootworm.

@article{Knolhoff2010OvipositionBI,
  title={Oviposition behaviors in relation to rotation resistance in the western corn rootworm.},
  author={Lisa M Knolhoff and Joris J. Glas and Joseph L Spencer and May R Berenbaum},
  journal={Environmental entomology},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={1922-8}
}
Across a large area of the midwestern United States Corn Belt, the western corn rootworm beetle (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte, Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) exhibits behavioral resistance to annual crop rotation. Resistant females exhibit increased locomotor activity and frequently lay eggs in soybean (Glycine max L.) fields, although they also lay eggs in fields of corn (Zea mays L.) and other locations. The goals of this study were (1) to determine whether there were any differences in… CONTINUE READING