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RESEARCH LITERATURE

The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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Evaluation of twelve genotypes of Hibiscus for resistance to hibiscus sawfly, Atomacera decepta Rohwer (Hymenoptera: Argidae)

Author(s): D. W. Boyd Jr., C. L. Cheatham

Year: 2004

Journal: Journal of Environmental Horticulture
Journal Link: http://www.hriresearch.org/index.cfm?page=Content&categoryID=174
Volume: 22
Issue: 3
Pages: 170-172

Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Pathology
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Hibiscus grandiflorus (Swamp rose-mallow), Hibiscus moscheutos (Crimson-eyed rose-mallow),

Abstract

Evaluates the resistance of Hibiscus species to the hibiscus sawfly. Of the twelve genotypes assessed, H. aculeatus and H. grandiflorus demonstrated resistance or tolerance to sawfly feeding. The full text of the article can be found online: http://www.hriresearch.org/docs/publications/JEH/JEH_2004/JEH_2004_22_3/JEH%2022-3-170-172.pdf

Suggested Citation

D. W. Boyd, Jr., and C. L. Cheatham. "Evaluation of twelve genotypes of Hibiscus for resistance to hibiscus sawfly, Atomacera decepta Rohwer (Hymenoptera: Argidae)." Journal of Environmental Horticulture 22.3 (2004): 170-172.

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ISSN: 0738-2898
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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