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Disease-parasitoid relationships in natural populations of Lymantria dispar [Lep.: Lymantriidae] in the northeastern United StatesAuthor(s): R.C. Reardon; J.D. Podgwaite
Source: Entomophaga. 21: 333-341.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionImmature Lymantria dispar L. were collected from 6 geographically distinct populations over 2 years to determine correlations between parasitoid and disease incidences. Incidence of the nuclear polyhedrosis virus disease (NPV) was found to be positively correlated with incidences of the parasitoids Apanteles melanoscelus (Ratzeburg) and Parasetigena silvestris (Robineau-Desvoidy).
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CitationReardon, R.C.; Podgwaite, J.D. 1976. Disease-parasitoid relationships in natural populations of Lymantria dispar [Lep.: Lymantriidae] in the northeastern United States. Entomophaga. 21: 333-341.
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