Feeding Preference of the Clover Head Weevil on Clovers of the Genus Trifolium

Authors: Smith, C. M.; Knight, W. E.; Pitre, H. N.

Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 68, Number 2, April 1975 , pp. 165-166(2)

Publisher: Entomological Society of America

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Abstract:

In leaf disc tests conducted with trifoliolates of 10 Trifolium species, lappa, crimson, ball, and striate clovers were all significantly less fed on by Hypera meles (F.) than red or white clover. Leaf feeding on the least preferred clover, striate, did not differ significantly from feeding on arrowleaf, ball, crimson, lappa, strawberry, or subterranean clover.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 1, 1975

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  • Journal of Economic Entomology is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The journal publishes articles on the economic significance of insects and is divided into the following sections: apiculture & social insects; arthropods in relation to plant disease; forum; insecticide resistance and resistance management; ecotoxicology; biological and microbial control; ecology and behavior; sampling and biostatistics; household and structural insects; medical entomology; molecular entomology; veterinary entomology; forest entomology; horticultural entomology; field and forage crops, and small grains; stored-product; commodity treatment and quarantine entomology; and plant resistance. In addition to research papers, Journal of Economic Entomology publishes Letters to the Editor, interpretive articles in a Forum section, Short Communications, Rapid Communications, and Book Reviews.
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