Susceptibility of Aronia (Aronia melanocarpa) to Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae)

@article{HietalaHenschell2017SusceptibilityOA,
  title={Susceptibility of Aronia (Aronia melanocarpa) to Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae)},
  author={Katie Hietala-Henschell and Emma M. Pelton and Christelle Gu{\'e}dot},
  journal={Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={90},
  pages={162 - 170}
}
Abstract:  Drosophila suzukii is an invasive pest of cultivated fruit crops in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. However, more information is needed to understand the extent of D. suzukii utilization of wild fruit and specialty crops as suitable hosts, such as aronia (Aronia melanocarpa), for which risk assessment has not yet been established. Both laboratory bioassays and field monitoring were conducted to assess the susceptibly of aronia to D. suzukii. No-choice bioassays were conducted on… 
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