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On the flight of the wheat gall-midges Contarinia tritici (Kirby) and Sitodiplosis mosellana (Gehin) (Dipt., Cecidomyidae) in relation to wind direction and wheat fields

Basedow, T.

Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Entomologie 83(2): 173-183

1977


ISSN/ISBN: 0044-2240
Accession: 000448225

Direct observations and catches in wind traps near wheat fields in the north of the German Federal Republic (Kiel) in 1971-75 showed that females of Contarinia tritici (Kby.) and Sitodiplosis mosellana (Geh.) move from their emergence sites to wheat fields predominantly downwind above the crop level and upwind below the crop level.

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