Globemallow, Sphaeralcea spp., as reproductive hosts for the boll weevil (Coleoptera

Curculionidae) in Arizona

John C Palumbo, T. F. Watson, D. K. Bergman

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Abstract

Female Anthonomus grandis that had attained reproductive status on cotton squares consistently failed to oviposit into flower buds of 2 species of Sphaeralcea, whose buds may contain chemical deterrents. Female boll weevils attained reproductive maturity after feeding exclusively on buds of S. emoryi. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)392-397
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Economic Entomology
Volume83
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1990

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Curculionidae
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Coleoptera
Anthonomus grandis
reproductive status
sexual maturity
cotton
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Globemallow, Sphaeralcea spp., as reproductive hosts for the boll weevil (Coleoptera : Curculionidae) in Arizona. / Palumbo, John C; Watson, T. F.; Bergman, D. K.

In: Journal of Economic Entomology, Vol. 83, No. 2, 1990, p. 392-397.

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