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- Bautista-Martínez, Néstor; López-Bautista, Everardo; Madriz, Haidel Vargas
- The Florida entomologist 2015 v.98 no.2 pp. 790-791
- Heliothis subflexa, etc ; Physalis; altitude; crops; fruits; insects; pests; plantations; population; Mexico; Show all 10 Subjects
- ... SummaryHeliothis subflexa (Guenée) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a monophagous insect specialized in feeding on fruits of the genus Physalis (Solanales: Solanaceae). In Mexico this fruitworm is present in all producing tomatillo areas but at very different levels of infestation. The present study aimed to provide data on the damage percentages caused by H. subflexa along an altitudinal transect rang ...