Recent Studies on the Longevity and Fecundity of Gasteroclisus rhomboidalis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Amaranthus Species

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Both the cultivated and the wild spinach (Amaranthus species) have been found to be host to an important beetle pest Gasteroclisus rhomboidalis. The longevity of the beetles was studied under a variety of conditions. It was observed that the life span of the beetles varied widely with the beetles capable of leaving up to 70 days (about 42 days 0n the average). The beetles generally lived longer under the ambient condition than inside room condition. Studies on the survivorship of … Continue reading “Recent Studies on the Longevity and Fecundity of Gasteroclisus rhomboidalis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Amaranthus Species”