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- Dohanian, S.M.
- Psyche 1934 v.41 no.4 pp. 214
- Ostrinia nubilalis; boring insects; Zea mays; corn; strain differences; univoltine habit; multivoltine habit; overwintering; population density; host plants; parasitoids; biological control agents; geographical distribution; insect surveys; New York
- ... Pyrausta nubilalis [Ostrinia nubilalis], Hb., was first discovered on Long Island in 1923, when larvae of the one-generation strain were found at the extreme west. This strain spread eastward at an average rate of 4 miles a year during the following 10 years. Control measures, the comparative scarcity of hibernating quarters owing to the absence of field maize, and the fact that this form rarely a ...