Effect of Sample Location Within Fields on Corn Earworm and Rice Weevil Infestation and Damage1
Author: BLICKENSTAFF, C. C.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 53, Number 5, October 1960 , pp. 745-747(3)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:The analysis of the data from 10 fields showed no significant effect of sample location in relation to field margins on infestation and damage to field corn by the corn earworm, Heliothis zea (Boddie), but a highly significant effect on the percentage of ears infested with rice weevil, Sitophilus oryza (L.).
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: October 1, 1960
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