Evidence and symptoms of pasta infestation by Sitophilus oryzae (Curculionidae; Coleoptera) in the Czech Republic

https://doi.org/10.17221/971-PPSCitation:Stejskal V., Kučerová Z., Lukáš J. (2004): Evidence and symptoms of pasta infestation by Sitophilus oryzae (Curculionidae; Coleoptera) in the Czech Republic. Plant Protect. Sci., 40: 107-111.
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Heavy infestation of pasta by the internally feeding pest Sitophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) was recorded for the first time under field conditions in the Czech Republic. Symptoms of hidden infestation (eggs, larvae, pupae and adults) and a comparison of optical methods to detect them are described for the use by farmers, plant health and phytoquarantine inspectors. Photo-documentation is included.

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