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Agasicles hygrophila

Definition of the noun Agasicles hygrophila

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Agasicles hygrophila is a species of Agasicles, described by Selman & Vogt in 1971.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

AW controlled with Alligator-Weed Flea Beetle, Agasicles hygrophila Selman & Vogt, and pyralid Vogita malloi Pastrana; both Species endemic to South America and moved to USA and Australia. Cf. Salvinia; Water Hyacinth; Water Lettuce.

Google previewConcise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms (2015)

by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino

Agasicles hygrophila South American phytophagous beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) (Figure 6), introduced into the United States (1964), Canada, China (1990s), and other countries for control of the alien aquatic plant Altemanthera ...

Google previewThe Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)

by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker

Biocontrol agent Identification Target pests/application Adalia bipunctata Adoxophyes orana Agapeta zoegana Agasicles hygrophila Agrobacterium radiobacter A. radiobacter K84 A. radiobacter K1026 Amblyseius mites Amblyseius ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

by Daniel Simberloff, Marcel Rejmanek

table 4 Examples of Biological Control Agents Released against Introduced Aquatic Plants biological control agents Flea beetle (Agasicles hygrophila) Thrips (Amynothrips andersoni) Moth (Vogtia malloi) Tuber weevil (Bagous affinis) Fly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

The South American flea beetle, Agasicles hygrophila, effectively controls alligatorweed in Florida. However, phytophagous insect crop pests impose enormous costs. The alfalfa weevil (Hypera postica) caused $500 million in losses in the ...

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