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Development rate, fecundity and lifespan of apterae of the Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), under controlled conditions

By: Aalbersberg, Y.K.
Contributor(s): Hewitt, P.H [coaut.] | Toit,F. du [coaut.] | Westhuizen, M.C. van der [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: 1987Subject(s): Aphids | Biological development | Pest control | Pests of plants | Wheat AGROVOC In: Bulletin of Entomological Research v. 77, no. 4, p. 629-635609882Summary: The rate of development, fecundity and lifespan of apterae of Diuraphis noxia on wheat were determined at 5 sets of temperature and daylength conditions. The time required to complete pre imaginal growth at mean daily temperatures of 10, 13, 14, 17.25 and 20øC was 19.70, 12.09, 11.25, 9.88 and 8.17 days, respectively. The threshold for development was estimated to be 0.54øC and the number of day degrees C required to complete development was 158.73.Collection: Reprints Collection
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The rate of development, fecundity and lifespan of apterae of Diuraphis noxia on wheat were determined at 5 sets of temperature and daylength conditions. The time required to complete pre imaginal growth at mean daily temperatures of 10, 13, 14, 17.25 and 20øC was 19.70, 12.09, 11.25, 9.88 and 8.17 days, respectively. The threshold for development was estimated to be 0.54øC and the number of day degrees C required to complete development was 158.73.

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