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Parasitism of the Lesser Cornstalk Borer, Elasmopalpus lignosellus, in 'Florunner' and 'Spanhoma' Peanuts by Native Hymenopterous Species in Oklahoma¹

Authors: R. C. Berberet , D. A. Sander , R. G. Wall

  • Parasitism of the Lesser Cornstalk Borer, Elasmopalpus lignosellus, in 'Florunner' and 'Spanhoma' Peanuts by Native Hymenopterous Species in Oklahoma¹

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    Parasitism of the Lesser Cornstalk Borer, Elasmopalpus lignosellus, in 'Florunner' and 'Spanhoma' Peanuts by Native Hymenopterous Species in Oklahoma¹

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Abstract

Parasitism of the lesser cornstalk borer, Elasmopalpus lignosellus (Zeller), by hymenopterous species in Oklahoma was compared in Florunner and Spanhoma peanut varieties. Of the 5 parasite species identified, the greatest incidence of parasitism in both varieties was by Invreia sp. There were no consistent differences in parasitic activity in Invreia sp. or other species related to peanut varieties from which E. lignosellus were collected.

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Keywords: Lesser cornstalk borer, Elasmopalpus lignosellus, Hymenopterous parasites, Peanut insects

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Berberet, R. & Sander, D. & Wall, R., (1979) “Parasitism of the Lesser Cornstalk Borer, Elasmopalpus lignosellus, in 'Florunner' and 'Spanhoma' Peanuts by Native Hymenopterous Species in Oklahoma¹”, Peanut Science 6(2), p.106-109. doi: https://doi.org/10.3146/i0095-3679-6-2-11

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01 Jul 1979
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Author Notes

1Journal Article 3674 of the Agric. Exp. Sta., Okla. St. Univ., Stillwater, OK. This research was supported in part by Coop. Agreement No. 2161597 from the USDA, SEA-CR.