Quantitative relation between absolute and relative measures of Cephus fumipennis (Hymenoptera: Cephidae) densities
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Shaanxi University of Technology College of Biology and Engineering Chaoyang Road Hanzhong, Shaanxi 723001, China
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Limin Zhao
Shaanxi University of Technology College of Biology and Engineering Chaoyang Road Hanzhong, Shaanxi 723001, China
Journal of Plant Protection Research 2006;46(4):397-402
Cephus fumipennis Eversmann is a key insect pest of wheat crops in Qinghai, China. Its field population densities were surveyed by using both the back-loaded insect vacuum and a sweep net. Mean densities in township-level were calculated and a quantitative relation, was established between the two sampling methods. The empirical relationship may be applicable in density monitoring and Integrated Pest Management program of the insect.
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