volume 166, issue 6, P460-473 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12687
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Sandrine Mariella Bayendi Loudit, Julien Bauwens, Frédéric Francis

Abstract: Abstract The specificity of plant use by aphids is related to symbiont diversity of some aphid models. Aphis craccivora Koch (Hemiptera: Aphididae, Aphidini) is a well‐known aphid that feeds on species of Fabaceae, but has also been recorded recently on Amaranthus species (Amaranthaceae) in Gabon (Africa). Aphis craccivora strains used in this study were originally collected from crop Vigna unguiculata L. Walp. (Fabaceae) from Togba in Benin (Africa) and Amaranthus hybridus L. from Libreville in Gabon, for a …

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