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Definition of the noun alfalfa looper
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Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
America Alfalfa looper Autogmpha californica N.America Feeding behavior Primary taxon Common name Scientific name Location Lucerne.
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
ALFALFA LOOPER Autographa californica (Speyer) [Lepidoptera: Noctuidae]: A pest of Medicago sativa in southwestern USA. Larva green and moves in “ looping” manner; active during late spring and early summer; feed on leaves but seldom defoliate plant. AL has complex of natural enemies which seem to keep populations under control. See Looper. Cf. Cabbage Looper. ALFALFA PLANT- BUG Adelphocoris lineolatus (Goeze) [Heteroptera: Miridae]. A Palearctic species ...
Encyclopedia of Cell Biology (2015)
The most common baculovirus isolates used for heterologous recombinant protein expression are from Autographa californica ( alfalfa looper) multiple nuclear polyhedrosis virus (AcMNPV) and less commonly from Bombyx mori (silkworm) nuclear polyhedrosis virus (BmNPV). In almost all cases, the ...
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Alfalfa Looper (Tathorhynchus exsiccata)
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Parasitized alfalfa looper - Alberta canoLAB 2013
This video shows Cotesia vanessae (a parasitic wasp) emerging from an alfalfa looper. The wasp is a beneficial insect that also has an effect on some species of ...
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