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Climate change and range shift of Igutettix oculatus

Huusela-Veistola, E. and Söderman, G. (2010) Climate change and range shift of Igutettix oculatus. In: NJF Report vol 6, no 1, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists, p. 123.

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Summary

The leafhopper Igutettix oculatus (Lindberg) is a new arrival in Finnish fauna. I. oculatus has adapted to live on lilacs Syringa sp. The nymphs and adults feed sap on the underside of the lilac leaves and can cause substantial discoloration. Although yellowing of leaves seems to cause no harm to the growth of the lilacs, cosmetic damage and reduction of market value are obvious.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:Igutettix oculatus, climate change
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: Finland
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:17295
Deposited On:29 Jul 2010 12:18
Last Modified:29 Jul 2010 12:18
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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