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The Importance of Gall Size for Sea Daisy Gall Midge Parasitoids

Author(s): R. M. Clouse

Month: Apr
Year: 1995

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society
Volume: 68
Issue: 2
Pages: 184-188

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

Species Referenced: Borrichia frutescens (Bushy seaside tansy),

Abstract

Parasitism 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 Citation

R. M. Clouse. "The Importance of Gall Size for Sea Daisy Gall Midge Parasitoids." Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 68.2 (1995): 184-188.

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