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- Chiu, M.C., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of economic entomology 2006 v.99 no.4 pp. 1209-1213
- Tetraneura; insect development; longevity; fecundity; insect reproduction; population growth; life tables; temperature; host plants; Oryza sativa; Zea mays; Sorghum bicolor; nitrogen content
- ... The root aphid Tetraneura nigriabdominalis (Sasaki) (Homoptera: Pemphigidae) is a pest of many Gramineae species; however, little is known about its biology and relationships with host plants. The objectives of this study were to quantify the effects of temperature on development, longevity, fecundity, and population growth of T. nigriabdominalis and to assess the effects of host plant on developm ...