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Native Vaccinium spp. and Gaylussacia spp. infested by Rhagoletis mendax (Diptera : Tephritidae) in the Great Lakes region: A potential source of inoculum for infestation of cultivated blueberries
Author(s): J. J. Smith, V. Gavrilovic and D. R. Smitley
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Economic Entomology
Journal Link: http://esa.publisher.ingentaconnect.com/content/esa/jee
Article Topic(s): Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Forest
Species Referenced: Gaylussacia dumosa (Dwarf huckleberry), Vaccinium arboreum (Farkleberry), Vaccinium myrsinites (Shiny blueberry),
AbstractReports on the infestation of native Gaylussacia species by the blueberry maggot, Rhagoletis mendax, in the Great Lakes region. It was previously assumed that blueberry infestations were being spread from cultivated plants only.
Suggested CitationJ. J. Smith, V. Gavrilovic and D. R. Smitley. "Native Vaccinium spp. and Gaylussacia spp. infested by Rhagoletis mendax (Diptera : Tephritidae) in the Great Lakes region: A potential source of inoculum for infestation of cultivated blueberries." Journal of Economic Entomology 94.6 (2001): 1378-1385.
Article LinksISSN: 0022-0493