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Effect of root feeding by Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera : Curculionidae) larvae on leaf gas exchange and growth of three ornamental tree species

Author(s): A. P. Diaz, C. Mannion and B. Schaffer

Month: Jun
Year: 2006

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Economic Entomology
Journal Link: http://esa.publisher.ingentaconnect.com/content/esa/jee
Volume: 99
Issue: 3
Pages: 811-821

Article Topic(s): Pathology
Research Setting(s): Nursery

Species Referenced: Conocarpus erectus (Button mangrove),

Abstract

Root feeding by Diaprepes abbreviatus on Conocarpus erectus significantly reduced CO2 assimilation, transpiration and stomatal conductance. In Quercus virginiana, leaf gas exhange was not affected by larval herbivory.

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A. P. Diaz, C. Mannion and B. Schaffer. "Effect of root feeding by Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera : Curculionidae) larvae on leaf gas exchange and growth of three ornamental tree species." Journal of Economic Entomology 99.3 (2006): 811-821.

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ISSN: 0022-0493

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