Section 15
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Growth of the azuki bean weevil (Callosobruchus chinensis L.) and the Mexican bean weevil (Zabrotes subfasciatus Boh.) on beans of grafted Phaseolus plants

Umeya, K.; Imai, E.

Jap. J. appl. Ent. Zool, Tokyo 9(3): 238-246


DOI: 10.1303/jjaez.9.238
Accession: 014500506

The following is virtually the authors' summary. Callosobruchus chinensis (L.) develops well when fed on azuki beans (Phaseolus aureus (radiatus) but not on kidney beans (P. vulgaris), which contain unknown substances inhibiting its early development. On the other hand, Zabrotes subfasciatus (Boh.) develops on beans of both species, though more rapidly on the former.

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