Identification of the Key Weather Factors Affecting Overwintering Success of Apolygus lucorum Eggs in Dead Host Tree Branches

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Pan, Hongsheng; Liu, Bing; Lu, Yanhui; Desneux, Nicolas;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3976405, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094190
  • Subject: DUR HEMIPTERA-MIRIDAE;NORTHERN CHINA;CLIMATE-CHANGE;BT COTTON;SEASONAL ABUNDANCE;LOW-TEMPERATURE;LYGUS-LUCORUM;PLANT BUG;INSECTS;POPULATION | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Integrated Control | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Medicine | Agriculture | Q | Ecology | R | Entomology | Science | Pest Control | Population Ecology | Zoology

Understanding the effects of weather on insect population dynamics is crucial to simulate and forecast pest outbreaks, which is becoming increasingly important with the effects of climate change. The mirid bug Apolygus lucorum is an important pest on cotton, fruit trees... View more
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