Insect Biodiversity

Insect Biodiversity

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... important plants, but they also have indirect effects, such as the transmission of viruses and other phytopathogens. The role of the European elm bark beetle ( Scolytus multistriatus) in spreading Dutch elm disease in North America is well ... The banded elm bark beetle (S. schevyrewi), detected recently in western states, could exacerbate problems from ... When pest numbers are high, daily decreases in weight gain can be nearly 0.5 lb per head (Hogsette 2003, Campbell 2006).

Title:Insect Biodiversity
Author:Robert G. Foottit, Peter H. Adler
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-03-03


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