Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/11282

Comparison of Populations of Heteropsylla cubana Crawford (Homoptera: Psyllidae) and its Parasitoids on Seven Accessions of Leucaena (Leguminose: Mimosoideae) in Hawaii

File Size Format  
31_97-107.pdf 702.09 kB Adobe PDF View/Open

Item Summary

Title:Comparison of Populations of Heteropsylla cubana Crawford (Homoptera: Psyllidae) and its Parasitoids on Seven Accessions of Leucaena (Leguminose: Mimosoideae) in Hawaii
Authors:Uchida, Grant K.
Beardsley, John W.
Reimer, Neil J.
Wheeler, R.A.
Date Issued:1992
Publisher:Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation:Uchida GK, Beardsley JW, Reimer NJ, Wheeler RA. 1992. Comparison of populations of Heteropsylla cubana Crawford (Homoptera: Psyllidae) and its parasitoids on seven accessions of leucaena (Leguminose: Mimosoideae) in Hawaii. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 31:97-107.
Abstract:Seven accessions of Leucaena Benth, supported significantly different population densities of Heteropsylla cubana Crawford. The highest populations occurred on the I.. Ieucocephala (Lamb.) De Wit accessions K8, K527, and K784, the I.. diversifolia (Schlecht.) Benth, accession K156, and the L. leucocephala X I.. diversifolia accession K743. The lowest psyllid densities occurred on the L. pallida Britton and Rose accession K376. Accessions K8, K527, and K636 were the most severely damaged. Accessions K743 and K156 were often slightly damaged and only occasionally moderately damaged. Only slight damage was observed on accessions K784 and K376. Parasitism of H. cubana by Psyllaephagus yaseeni Noyes was low (1.9%), probably due to hyperparasitization levels averaging 39.6%.
Pages/Duration:12 pages
URI/DOI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/11282
ISSN:0073-134X
Appears in Collections: Volume 31 – 1992 : Hawaiian Entomological Society


Please email libraryada-l@lists.hawaii.edu if you need this content in ADA-compliant format.

Items in ScholarSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.