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Tests of Suitability of Overwintering Hosts of Aphis glycines: Identification of a New Host Association with Rhamnus alnifolia L’Héritier
Annals of the Entomological Society of America
  • David J. Voegtlin, Illinois Natural History Survey
  • Robert J. O'Neil, Purdue University
  • William R. Graves, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Disciplines
Publication Date
3-1-2004
DOI
10.1603/0013-8746(2004)097[0233:TOSOOH]2.0.CO;2
Abstract

Eleven species from the family Rhamnaceae, including both species exotic and native to North America, were tested for their acceptability to the fall migrants of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines Matsumura. Two species, Rhamnus cathartica L. andRhamnus alnifolia L’Héritier were accepted and had overwintering eggs deposited on them. Eggs survived the winter, and colonies developed on both hosts in the spring. R. alnifolia is a new overwintering host for the soybean aphid.

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This article is from Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97 (2004): 233–234, doi:10.1603/0013-8746(2004)097[0233:TOSOOH]2.0.CO;2. Posted with permission.

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Entomological Society of America
Language
en
Date Available
2013-11-21
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Citation Information
David J. Voegtlin, Robert J. O'Neil and William R. Graves. "Tests of Suitability of Overwintering Hosts of Aphis glycines: Identification of a New Host Association with Rhamnus alnifolia L’Héritier" Annals of the Entomological Society of America Vol. 97 Iss. 2 (2004) p. 233 - 234
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