Diet and the susceptibility of Helicoverpa zea (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera) to a nuclear polyhedrosis virus

B. T. Forschler, S. Y. Young, Gary Felton

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Abstract

Examined the effects of host plant foliage on the susceptibility of Helicoverpa zea to Heliothis baculovirus. Results suggest that interaction(s) involving host plant foliar constituents and larval midgut conditions were responsible for the reduced mortality of insects fed and dosed on cotton. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1220-1223
Number of pages4
JournalEnvironmental Entomology
Volume21
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology
  • Insect Science

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