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The effect of temperature on the biology and population ecology of Agasicles hygrophila (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of alligator weed (Alternathera philoxeroides)
(Lincoln University, 1996)
Alligator weed, Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb. (Amaranthaceae) is a perennial, stoloniferous herb which grows primarily as an emergent aquatic plant. It was first recorded in New Zealand in 1906 and is distributed ...
Biology and control of green vegetable bug, Nezara viridula (L.) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in process sweet corn, Zea mays (L.) in the East Cape Region, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 1999)
Nezara viridula (L.) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), the green vegetable bug (GVB) is a serious pest of process sweet corn Zea mays (L.) in the East Cape region of the North Island, New Zealand. In the past seven years the ...