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Web URL(s):http://grassland.unl.edu/documents/fall01.pdf
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Author(s):Eickhoff, Thomas; Baxendale, Frederick
Author Affiliation:Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Title:New hosts of the buffalograss chinch bug, Blissus occiduus
Source:Center for Grassland Studies [Newsletter]. Vol. 7, No. 4, Fall 2001, p. 1, 3.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Blissus occiduus; Hosts of plant pests; Low maintenance; Bouteloua dactyloides; Insect pests; Host plant resistance
Abstract/Contents:Profiles the buffalograss chinch bug, highlighting a research program developed to "better understand the biology and ecology of this important turfgrass pest, and identify effective, sustainable and environmentally responsible management approaches." Details a series of experiments conducted on the chinch bug, concluding that "the information gained from this research indicates that B. occiduus [chinch bug] has an extensive host range, and has the potential to damage many turfgrasses and crops...grown in Nebraska."
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Eickhoff, T., and F. Baxendale. 2001. New hosts of the buffalograss chinch bug, Blissus occiduus. Center for Grassland Studies [Newsletter]. 7(4):p. 1, 3.
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