Temporal oviposition patterns of Heliothis zea and Spodoptera ornithogalli

@article{Adler1991TemporalOP,
  title={Temporal oviposition patterns of Heliothis zea and Spodoptera ornithogalli},
  author={P. Adler and M. B. Willey and M. Bowen},
  journal={Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata},
  year={1991},
  volume={58}
}
Egg production under laboratory conditions was examined over the lifespan of Heliothis zea (Boddie) and Spodoptera ornithogalli Guenée (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Although H. zea oviposits singly and S. ornithogalli oviposits in masses, temporal trends were similar. Egg numbers peaked shortly after mating and then rapidly declined. Egg weights also peaked shortly after mating, but decreased gradually over time. Temporal oviposition patterns were more erratic for unmated than mated females… Expand
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