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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

Month: Jun
Year: 2010

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Florida Entomologist
Journal Link: http://journals.fcla.edu/flaent
Volume: 93
Issue: 2
Pages: 153-160

Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Water,Irrigation
Research Setting(s): Wetland,Nursery

Species Referenced: Conocarpus erectus (Button mangrove),

Abstract

Tests 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.

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C. 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.

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ISSN: 0015-4040

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