A lepidopteran defoliator attack on Brazil nut trees (Bertholletia excelsa) in central Amazonia, Brazil

Haugaasen, T (2009) A lepidopteran defoliator attack on Brazil nut trees (Bertholletia excelsa) in central Amazonia, Brazil. Biotropica, 41 (3). pp. 275-278. ISSN 1744-7429

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Abstract

This paper describes a severe outbreak of a Lepidopteran defoliator, Lusura altrix (Stoll 1782), on Brazil nut trees in Central Amazonia. The pest outbreak appeared to succeed abnormal weather conditions, and defoliation was sufficient to disrupt normal phenological patterns.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
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Depositing User: Rosie Cullington
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2011 09:44
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2019 09:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/24432
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2009.00506.x

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