Effect of Nosema locustae (Microsporida: Nosematidae) on Food Consumption in the Differential Grasshopper (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
Authors: Oma, Elaine A.; Hewitt, George B.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 77, Number 2, April 1984 , pp. 500-501(2)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:The effect of Nosema locustae on food consumption by healthy versus infected Melanoplus differentialis (Thomas) was determined. Infected females consumed significantly less food than uninfected females, but there was no significant difference in food consumption by infected and uninfected males.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1984-04-01
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