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Selection for a nondiapausing strain of artificially reared red oak borersAuthor(s): Jimmy R. Galford
Source: Research Note NE-319. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe incidence of nondiapause in artificially reared red oak borers increased from 4 to 61 percent in five generations. Fecundity dropped by more than 50 percent, but fertility was unaffected. Sixty percent of the nondiapausing larvae formed prepupa by the 12th week of development in the F1 and in the F4 generations.
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CitationGalford, Jimmy R. 1984. Selection for a nondiapausing strain of artificially reared red oak borers. Research Note NE-319. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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