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Survival of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Larvae on Green Buttonwood Trees in Flooded Marl Soil and Potting Medium
Author(s): C. G. Martin, C. M. Mannion and B. Schaffer
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Florida Entomologist
Journal Link: http://journals.fcla.edu/flaent
Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Water,Irrigation
Research Setting(s): Wetland,Nursery
Species Referenced: Conocarpus erectus (Button mangrove),
AbstractTests the effects of flooding as a method of controlling larvae of the root weevil Diaprepes abbreviates on Conocarpus erectus. Flooding marl soil or potting medium reduced survival of the weevil. Flooding marl soil slowed the growth of larvae that did survive.
Suggested CitationC. G. Martin, C. M. Mannion and B. Schaffer. "Survival of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Larvae on Green Buttonwood Trees in Flooded Marl Soil and Potting Medium." Florida Entomologist 93.2 (2010): 153-160.
Article LinksISSN: 0015-4040