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Precipitation and irrigation as factors in the distribution of the Mexican bean beetle Epilachna corrupta Muls.
Residual activity of selected insecticides against the adult Mexican bean beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on soybeans.
The strength and form of induced responses to Mexican bean beetle damage also varies among genotypes, and these induced responses affect beetle feeding preference, mortality, and growth in the lab (Kogan and Fischer 1991, Underwood 1997).
In contrast, female Mexican Bean beetles (Epilachna varivestis) reared as larvae on young, good-quality host foliage were heavier and flew longer than those reared on senescent, poor-quality foliage (Saks et al.
Field evaluation of soybeans for Mexican bean beetle resistance.
Plant introductions 416937 and 416925 are from MG VI and were reported to have resistance to Mexican bean beetle defoliation (Kraemer et al.
Influence of induced resistance in soybean on the development and nutrition of the soybean looper and the Mexican bean beetle. Entomol.
HC95-24MB and HC95-15MB are [F.sub.7]-derived lines developed by the pedigree procedure, advancing resistant plants [identified in the laboratory by LAST, a Mexican bean beetle larvae bioassay (7)], to the next generation until homozygosity for resistance was obtained.
If you grow beans, sooner or later your patch will be discovered by Mexican bean beetles (Epilachna varivestis).
The Mexican bean beetle likewise has an early spring cycle and is best avoided by waiting until mid-June to sow beans.
Cynthia Westcott says the Mexican bean beetle is "doubtless the worst enemy of eastern home vegetable gardens." It has not been so for me, but I'm not going to take any credit for this one.
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