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- Silva-Torres, C.S.A., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Environmental entomology 2004 v.33 no.4 pp. 964-974
- Geocoris; predatory insects; predator-prey relationships; predation; Helicoverpa zea; Spodoptera frugiperda; life history; insect development; longevity; fecundity; oviposition; insect reproduction; mortality; body size; life tables
- ... The predator Geocoris floridanus Blatchley has become more common in row crop systems in Georgia, but its ecology is unknown. We studied selected life-history characteristics of G. floridanus in the laboratory. Two prey treatments were evaluated for nymphs and adults of G. floridanus: 1) eggs of the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea (Boddie), and (2) young larvae of the beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigu ...