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Suction Trap Records of Myzus lythri (Homoptera: Aphididae) Associated with Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) Infestations in Idaho

  • Susan E. Halbert (a1) and David J. Voegtlin (a2)


Mean Idaho suction trap collections of Myzus lythri, an aphid which infests purple loosestrife, reflected weed distribution and were used successfully to predict undocumented weed populations. To our knowledge, this is the first time insect survey records have been used to document the range of an introduced weed.



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Weed Technology
  • ISSN: 0890-037X
  • EISSN: 1550-2740
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