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alfalfa looper

Definition of the noun alfalfa looper

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Alfalfa looper is the vernacular name of the Autographa californica, a species of Autographa.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

America Alfalfa looper Autogmpha californica N.America Feeding behavior Primary taxon Common name Scientific name Location Lucerne.

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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)

Menomonie, WI

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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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