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Differential defoliation of Eucalyptus grandis arises from indiscriminant oviposition and differential larval survival

Henery, Martin; Stone, C; Foley, William


1 The influence of six open-pollinated families (OPFs) of Eucalyptus grandis on both the growth and development of larvae and the oviposition preference of a paropsine chrysomelid (Paropsis atomaria) was investigated. The OPFs had previously been identified as differing in their susceptibility to defoliation by P. atomaria in forestry progeny trials. 2 Oviposition preference for resistant and susceptible foliage was tested using binary choice tests. These tests did not demonstrate any...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Agricultural and Forest Entomology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-9563.2008.00423.x


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