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Predator-prey interactions involving the soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Missouri
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
The recently introduced soybean aphid, Aphis glycines Matsumura, is found in all soybean growing areas within Missouri. Despite soybean aphid's widespread distribution, it has reached economic threshold in few soybean ...
Evaluating the insect fauna on Missouri native wildflowers and selected cultivars
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Insects respond to a wide variety of plant characteristics in their search for plant provided resources. There is debate as to whether native cultivated ...
Inheritance, fitness costs, and potential mechanisms of resistance for western corn rootworm larvae surviving Bt corn
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
The western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte, has developed resistance to most control tactics used to manage it. Transgenic corn varieties that express insecticidal proteins from the bacterium Bacillus ...
Habitat manipulations to enhance the abundance and diversity of pollinators visting helianthus annuus l.
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
Insect pollinators face many challenges with the development of modern agriculture. These challenges, such as reduction in habitat range and landscape fragmentation, may be overcome by diversifying the plant community. By ...