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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

Month: Dec
Year: 2001

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Economic Entomology
Journal Link: http://esa.publisher.ingentaconnect.com/content/esa/jee
Volume: 94
Issue: 6
Pages: 1378-1385

Article Topic(s): Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Forest

Species Referenced: Gaylussacia dumosa (Dwarf huckleberry), Vaccinium arboreum (Farkleberry), Vaccinium myrsinites (Shiny blueberry),

Abstract

Reports 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.

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J. 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.

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ISSN: 0022-0493

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