Dispersal by passionvine hopper (<i>Scolypopa australis</i>) adults

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  • A.R Tomkins
  • D.J. Wilson
  • C. Thomson
  • P. Allison

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https://doi.org/10.30843/nzpp.2000.53.3632

Abstract

Passionvine hopper (Scolypopa australis) (PVH) is a serious pest in some Bay of Plenty kiwifruit orchards with large numbers of PVH adults flying in from adjacent scrub A series of field experiments investigated their dispersal abilities Adult PVH released into an open area were recaptured on sticky traps up to 70 m downwind two hours later When released inside a kiwifruit orchard PVH gradually dispersed throughout a block of vines Sticky traps at different heights along an orchard border caught PVH up to 2 m above ground Different shaped (rectangle square or triangle) traps caught similar numbers of PVH adults

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2000-08-01

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Tomkins, A., Wilson, D., Thomson, C. and Allison, P. 2000. Dispersal by passionvine hopper (&lt;i&gt;Scolypopa australis&lt;/i&gt;) adults. New Zealand Plant Protection. 53, (Aug. 2000), 185–189. DOI:https://doi.org/10.30843/nzpp.2000.53.3632.

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