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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
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Economic Entomology
Journal Link: http://esa.publisher.ingentaconnect.com/content/esa/jee
Article Topic(s): Pathology
Research Setting(s): Nursery
Species Referenced: Conocarpus erectus (Button mangrove),
AbstractRoot 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.
Suggested CitationA. 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.
Article LinksISSN: 0022-0493