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Reproductive compatibility within and among spruce budworm (Lepidoptera: tortricidae) populationsAuthor(s): Nancy Lorimer; Leah S. Bauer
Source: The Great Lakes Entomologist 16(4):149-152
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionSpruce budworm moths collected as larvae from two species of host trees in four populations were mated in single pairs in two years. In 1980 but not 1981, more of the intra-population matings than the inter-population matings were fertile. Host tree origin was not a significant factor in the level of sterility.
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CitationLorimer, Nancy; Bauer, Leah S. 1983. Reproductive compatibility within and among spruce budworm (Lepidoptera: tortricidae) populations. The Great Lakes Entomologist 16(4):149-152
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