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The Importance of Gall Size for Sea Daisy Gall Midge Parasitoids
Author(s): R. M. Clouse
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society
Article Topic(s): Pathology
Research Setting(s): Field
Species Referenced: Borrichia frutescens (Bushy seaside tansy),
AbstractParasitism of sea daisy gall midge galls was found to be correlated with gall size. Parasitism was greater in the smaller, less fleshy galls produced on Iva frutescens than the larger galls of Borrichia frutescens.
Suggested CitationR. M. Clouse. "The Importance of Gall Size for Sea Daisy Gall Midge Parasitoids." Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 68.2 (1995): 184-188.