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spruce budworm

[‚sprüs ′bəd‚wərm]
(invertebrate zoology)
The larva of a common moth, Choristoneura fumiferana, that is a destructive pest primarily of spruce and balsam fir.
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Choristoneura rosaceana (Harris) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) es un fitofago de reciente introduccion en la region manzanera del estado de Chihuahua, Mexico, ya que el primer reporte de su presencia fue hecho por Bautista et al.
Sin embargo algunos autores han registrado efectos disuasivos del compuesto acelerador de la muda (CAM) tebufenocida cuando en experimentos de eleccion se le ofrecio a adultos de Choristoneura fumiferana (Clemens, 1865) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) sobre superficies de oviposicion tratadas y no tratadas con este insecticida (Cadogan et al.
Glutathione s-transferase from the spruce budworm, Choristoneura fumiferana: Identification, characterization, localization, cDNA cloning, and expression.
The spruce budworm (SBW), Choristoneura fumiferana (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), is the most severe defoliator of conifers in the Nearctic boreal forest [1, 2].
Morris and Miller (1992) found that the different virus promoters have influence on the expression of heterologous gene in several cellular lineages of numerous insects (Spodoptera frugiperda IPLB-SF21, Choristoneura fumiferana Clemens IPL-CF-1, Mamestra brassicae L.
2007.--Potential for conservation biological control of the oblique banded leafroller (OBLR) Choristoneura rosaceana (Harris) in orchard systems managed with reduced-risk insecticides.
Susceptibility of spruce budworm, Choristoneura fumiferana Clemens, to destruxins, cyclodepsipeptidic mycotoxins of Metarhizium anisopliae.
Grand fir on Starkey suffered widespread mortality (> 90%) from spruce budworm Choristoneura occidentalis during the late 1980s, and timber was harvested in areas where most trees were killed (Rowland et al.
indica no controle de tortricideos foi demonstrada por Lowery & Smirle (2003), os quais verificaram elevada toxicidade de um extrato de sementes de nim a lagartas de Choristoneura rosaceana (Harris) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).
Most dendroentomological research has focused on the loss of photosynthetic tissue (i.e., buds and leaves) and tree growth caused by defoliating insects such as western spruce budworm (Choristoneura occidentalis) (Swetnam et al., 1985; Swetnam and Lynch, 1993; Ryerson et al., 2003), tussock moth (Orgyia sp.) (Mason et al., 1997) and pandora moth (Coloradia pandora) (Speer et al., 2001; Pohl et al., 2006).
Growth reduction in the tree-ring width (e.g., 1978 to 1979) due to the spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana) outbreak in the area was the principal event that helped for cross-dating.