Feeding, Longevity, and Fecundity of the Adult Western Corn Rootworm Fed Artificial Diets
Authors: Singh, Zile; Howe, W. L.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 64, Number 5, 15 October 1971 , pp. 1136-1137(2)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Field-collected adults of Diabrotica virgiferaLeConte readily accepted a slightly modified semidefined Heliothisdiet which contained a leaf or kernel factor. Feeding preference, female longevity, and Oviposition were improved by addition of a corn leaf factor or a combination of corn leaf and corn kernel factor.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1971-10-15
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