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- Tewari S.; Buonaccorsi J. P.; Averill A. L.
- Journal of economic entomology 2013 v.106 no.3 pp. 1339-1348
- Dasineura oxycoccana; Vaccinium macrocarpon; apical meristems; buds; cranberries; cultivars; dormancy; flowers; fruits; greenhouse experimentation; growing season; herbivores; larvae; plant response; shoots; vegetative growth; Massachusetts
- ... Larvae of cranberry tipworm, Dasineura oxycoccana Johnson, disrupt early season growth of cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Aiton) uprights or shoots by feeding on apical meristem tissue. A 2-yr field study was carried out at three different locations to determine the impact of tipworm feeding injury on the reproductive and vegetative growth of two cranberry cultivars (‘Howes’ and ‘Stevens’) in Mas ...