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Grape Phylloxera: New Investigations into the Biology of an Old Grapevine Pest

Kingston, K B; Powell, K S; Cooper, Paul

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Grape phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae Fitch) is a worldwide pest in viticulture due to damage caused to the root system of the European grapevine, Vitis vinifera L. The main management option for radicicolae (root-feeding) grape phylloxera is the use of resistant rootstocks. However, due to the success of resistant rootstocks in limiting the damage caused by the pest insect, a range of questions relating to the biology, nutrition and feeding behaviour of grape phylloxera have remained...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65643
Source: Proceedings of the IV International Phylloxera Symposium

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