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    Author(s): S.L. Clement; K.S. Pike; W.J. Kaiser; A. Dan Wilson
    Date: 1991
    Source: Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 63(4), 1990, pp. 646-648
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Fewer aphids of the Russian wheat aphid, (Mordvilko), were found on tall fescue and perennial ryegrass plants harboring systemic fungal endophytes than on endophyte-free plants in laboratory tests. These results indicate that enhanced resistance in some perennial grasses to D. noxia is associated with the presence of endophytic fungi.

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    Clement, S.L.; Pike, K.S.; Kaiser, W.J.; Wilson, A. Dan. 1991. Resistance of Endophyte-Infected Plants of Tall Fescue and Perennial Ryegrass to the Russian Wheat Aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 63(4), 1990, pp. 646-648

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