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item Wilson, Richard

Submitted to: Proceedings Sunflower Research Workshop
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/30/1996
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: A brief review of the research data available for the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum (Hulst) was presented. Topics covered are (1) distribution of the pest, (2) emergence period, (3) fecundity, (4) life cycle and seasonal history, (5) description of the life stages, (6) damage and pest stages involved, (7) economic injury levels and economic thresholds, (8) sampling and monitoring, (9) pheromones or attractants, (10) relationships with diseases, (11) rearing in the laboratory, (12) alternate hosts, (13) management using natural enemies, (14) management using host plant resistance, (15) management using cultural controls, (16) management using chemicals, (17) a discussion of possible research needs, and (18) a selected bibliography.