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Some aspects of the ecology and behaviour of the Australian Red Cedar Tip Moth, Hypsipyla robusta Moore

Mo, Jianhua


The primary objective of this study was to provide some basic information about the ecology and behaviour of Hypsipyla robusta Moore, a serous shoot borer of Australian red cedar (Toona australis (F. Muell.) Harmes). First, quantitative analyses were made on the temporal and spatial patterns of infestation. This was followed by artificial rearing of the insect in the laboratory, modelling of temperature-dependent development, studies of the feeding behaviour of larvae, analyses of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1996-04
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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