A lepidopteran defoliator attack on Brazil nut trees (Bertholletia excelsa) in central Amazonia, Brazil

T Haugaasen

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Abstract

This paper describes a severe outbreak of a Lepidopteran defoliator, Lusura altrix (Stoll 1782), on Brazil nut trees in Central Amazonia. The pest outbreak appeared to succeed abnormal weather conditions, and defoliation was sufficient to disrupt normal phenological patterns.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)275-278
Number of pages4
JournalBiotropica
Volume41
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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