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- Barman, Apurba K., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Insects 2019 v.10 no.10
- Leptoglossus clypealis; Leptoglossus zonatus; almond hulls; almonds; branches; cages; imagos; integrated pest management; necrosis; pests; phytophagous insects; risk reduction; seeds; California
- ... Leaffooted bugs (Leptoglossus spp; Hemiptera: Coreidae) are phytophagous insects native to the Western Hemisphere. In California, Leptoglossus clypealis and Leptoglossus zonatus are occasional pests on almonds. Early season feeding by L. clypealis and L. zonatus leads to almond drop, while late season feeding results in strikes on kernels, kernel necrosis, and shriveled kernels. A field cage study ...
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