Ecological and pest-management implications of sex differences in scarab landing patterns on grape vines

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Mauricio González-Chang; Stéphane Boyer; Marie-Caroline Lefort; Jerry Nboyine; Steve D. Wratten;
  • Publisher: PeerJ Inc.
  • Journal: PeerJ, volume 5 (issn: 2167-8359, eissn: 2167-8359)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.7717/peerj.3213, pmc: PMC5410136
  • Subject: Subjects Animal Behavior | Animal Behavior | Medicine | Vineyards | Generalised linear models | Landing behaviour | Melolonthinae | R | Ecology | Entomology | Sex-ratio | [SDE.BE]Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology | Zoology, Melolonthinae | Zoology
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International audience; Background. Melolonthinae beetles, comprising different white grub species, are a globally-distributed pest group. Their larvae feed on roots of several crop and forestry species, and adults can cause severe defoliation. In New Zealand, the endem... View more
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