Population fluctuation of Schistocerca piceifrons piceifrons (Orthoptera: Acrididae) in the Yucatán Península and its relation with the environmental conditions

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Poot-Pech, Mario A.; Ruiz-Sánchez, Esau; Gamboa-Angulo, Marcela; Ballina-Gómez, Horacio S.; Reyes-Ramírez, Arturo;
  • Publisher: Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Subject: locust density | plant community | plant-insect interaction | soil conditions | weather factors | densidad de langosta | comunidad de plantas | interacción planta-insecto | condiciones del suelo | factores climáticos

Abstract The Central American Locust Schistocerca piceifrons piceifrons is one of the most damaging plant pest in Mexico and Central America. The present work was carried out to evaluate the seasonal population fluctuation of S. p. piceifrons and vegetation diversity an... View more
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