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Bibliography of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), and the Egyptian alfalfa weevil, Hypera brunneipennis (Boheman) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae)

Bibliography of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), and the Egyptian alfalfa weevil, Hypera brunneipennis (Boheman) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae)

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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Natural History Survey in [Urbana], [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alfalfa weevil -- Bibliography.,
  • Egyptian alfalfa weevil -- Bibliography.,
  • Alfalfa -- Diseases and pests -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementK.A. Wood ... [et al.].
    SeriesThe Literature of arthropods associated with alfalfa ;, v. 5, Special publication - Agriculture Experiment Station, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ;, 54 (S537.I423 no. 54), Literature of arthropods associated with alfalfa ;, 5., Special publication (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Agriculture) ;, no. 54.
    ContributionsWood, K. A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS537 I423 no. 54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92 p. ;
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4067871M
    LC Control Number79621029

    Hypera is a genus of clover and alfalfa weevils in the beetle family are at least described species in Hypera. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Mymaridae) a parasite of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in Alberta Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

    The following is virtually the author's abstract. At Auburn, Alabama, larvae of Hypera variabilis[Hypera postica] (Hbst.) (postica (Gylh.)) were found in lucerne fields during each month of the year in , but most abundantly from late March until mid-April. Larval activity was not influenced by time of day, but the adult weevils were much more active at night than during daylight. Alfalfa Weevil Hypera postica (Gyllenhal, ) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) On three occasions, this destructive pest of alfalfa was accidentally introduced in North America. Alfalfa weevil has been the target of classical biological control efforts since its discovery in North America more than 90 years ago.

    The introduced alfalfa weevil Hypera postica Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is among the most important alfalfa-feeding insects in the United States and Canada and occasionally causes great economic damage (Steffey & Armbrust ). Management of H. postica has relied heavily on imported. Tharp, C.I. Impacts of three insect growth regulators and the particle barrier film, kaolin, on alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), secondary pest, pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris) and natural enemy complex. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. p. Web Search Engines for Articles on "Alfalfa Weevil".


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Bibliography of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), and the Egyptian alfalfa weevil, Hypera brunneipennis (Boheman) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A Bibliography of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), and the Egyptian alfalfa weevil, Hypera brunneipennis (Boheman) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae).

[K A Wood;]. A bibliography of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal)which has recently spread to Florida and Minnesota, and the Egyptian alfalfa weevil, H. brunneipennis (Boheman)which is spreading in California and also occurs in Arizona, supplement II.

The alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), is the major perennial defoliator of early season alfalfa in Kansas. Alfalfa weevils originated in Asia but were probably introduced into the United States from southern Europe. First reported from Utah inthey are now established in all contiguous states.

There are thought to be two. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Biological control of the Alfalfa weevil. Related Titles. Series: Program aid (United States. Department of Agriculture) ; Hypera postica. alfalfa weevil Hypera postica (Gyllenhal, ) About This Subject; View Images Details; View Images; Hypera Subject: Hypera postica (Gyllenhal, ) Other Common Names: lucerne leaf weevil, clover leaf weevil.

Categories. Insects - Foliage Feeding Insects. References. Common Name Reference: Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms. Abstract. A comparative study of field populations ofHypera postica (Gyllenhal), the alfalfa weevil, and its natural enemies was conducted in Maryland and West Germany in Populations of alfalfa weevil larvae peaked at / m 2 in Maryland versus 45/ m 2 in West Germany.

The ichneumonid parasiteBathyplectes curculionis (Thomson), and the eulophid,Tetrastichus incertus (Ratzeburg. Alfalfa Insects. Alfalfa Weevil, Hypera postica. The following text on alfalfa weevil management is greatly abbreviated. For more detailed information please see KSRE publication MF Alfalfa Weevil.

Alfalfa weevil adult. Alfalfa weevil larva. Alfalfa weevil larval defoliation. Identification. For alfalfa growers throughout the United States—and particularly in the western states—the alfalfa weevil (Hypera postica) is a major concern, as damage from infestations lead to decreased yield and quality.A new resource published today in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management offers growers a robust profile of alfalfa weevil and various options for managing it.

The Alfalfa Weevil (Hypera postica) is among the most important insect defoliators of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa), an important forage crop in many parts of the.

Abstract. In the Eastern United States, larvae of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), encapsulate eggs of the ichneumonid Bathyplectes curculionis.

Country or region name, Japan. Digestive Proteinases of Alfalfa Weevil, Hypera postica, (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Brenda Oppert; Kris Hartzer; C. Michael Smith Transactions of the Kansas Academy of.

Hypera postica Gyllenhal The alfalfa weevil is one of the primary insect defoliators of alfalfa. Thought to be of Asian origin, the alfalfa weevil was introduced. Common Name: Alfalfa weevil Scientific Name: Varies Order: Coleoptera Description: Adult beetle is a brown weevil, about to inches long, with a downward projecting beak and a wide darker stripe down the middle of the back.

The color may vary from almost uniform brown to nearly black. Larvae are legless, plump-bodied and yellowish when young turning to pale green as they get larger.

The alfalfa weevil (Hypera postica) is one of the primary insects that can defoliate alfalfa. It can be an important early-season pest of established alfalfa stands. New seedings are not typically affected. Alfalfa is the preferred host, but alfalfa weevil will also feed.

Alfalfa weevil, (Hypera postica), insect pest of the family Curculionidae (order Coleoptera) whose larvae damage crops, most often alfalfa and clover. Though originally from Asia, the alfalfa weevil was introduced from Europe into the United States in the early 20th century and is.

The alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), is thought to have been introduced into North America on three separate occasions as three distinct strains: eastern, western, and Egyptian.

The western strain was first reported near Salt Lake City, UT, in (); the Egyptian strain near Yuma, AZ, in (Wehrle ); and the eastern strain from Maryland in (Poos and BissellWood. Abstract Alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica Gyllenhal, is an important pest in forage alfalfa worldwide, and especially so on the Northern Plains of North America.

Neither the weevil-specific fungus, Erynia phytonomi, nor the weevil’s parasitoids are able to routinely suppress outbreaks as they do in. A bibliography of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), and the Egyptian alfalfa weevil, Hypera brunneipennis (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).

Illinois Agricultural Experimental Station, Special Publication Hypera postica Gyllenhal. Alfalfa weevil is one of the two most-damaging insect pests of alfalfa in Pennsylvania (the other is potato leafhopper). It is an exotic species that likely evolved in Asia, but appears to have been introduced to the United States at least three times.

Chromosome karyotypes, chiasma frequencies, and Giemsa C-banding patterns were analyzed from eight weevil populations: three of the eastern strain (Beltsville, MD; State College, PA; and Washington Co., IL) and two of the western strain (Logan and St.

George, UT) of the alfalfa weevil, two of the Egyptian alfalfa weevil (Yuma, AZ and Westmorland, CA), and one weevil population from. Alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is one of the most significant insect pests in alfalfa in New Mexico.

Each year, producers report significant economic losses due to this pest, particularly on first cuts. Hypera postica (Gyllenhal) (Curculionidae), the Alfalfa Weevil.

Hypera postica was first found in the United States near Salt Lake City, Utah, inprobably an accidental introduction from Europe (Titus,). The weevil was confined to 12 western states untilwhen it was detected in Maryland (Bissell, ).

From Maryland, it spread rapidly and is now found in the contiguous 48 states. To introduce genetic resistance against alfalfa weevil (Hypera postica), leaves and petiole explants of three commercial alfalfa genotypes, including Km, Kk and Syn were transformed with Agrobacterium tumefaciens strains GV, LBA and AGL All the Agrobacterium strains used harbored the recombinant binary vector pBI containing a synthetic cry3a gene under .The alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal, ), is a variable worldwide pest that heavily damages alfalfa fields and is widely distributed in Iran.

The lack of information about Iranian populations of has motivated us to examine immature life stages H. postica.