volume 166, issue 4, P304-315 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12675
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Angela M. Rovnyak, Charles S. Burks, Aaron J. Gassmann, Thomas W. Sappington

Abstract: AbstractThe navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae, Phycitini), is an economically important pest of nut crops in California, USA. Improved management will require better understanding of insect dispersal, particularly relative to when mating occurs. A previous study demonstrated a more robust laboratory flight capacity compared to other orchard moth pests, but it was unclear how mating affects dispersal, and how dispersal affects fecundity. In this study, 1-and 2-day-old fema…

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