volume 167, issue 2, P129-140 2019
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12735
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Sofia V. Fogliata, María I. Herrero, Martín A. Vera, Atilio P. Castagnaro, Gerardo Gastaminza, María G. Murúa

Abstract: Abstract The sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), is one of the main lepidopteran pests of sugarcane and maize. The association of insects with different environments and/or host plants may occur by adaptation and this can generate host races. Adaptation may produce phenotypic or genotypic variation, which results in the differences in bioecological characteristics such as reproductive compatibility that reduces gene flow among populations. The objective of this study wa…

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