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dc.contributor.author Hervet, Vincent Alain Daniel
dc.contributor.author Laird, Robert A.
dc.contributor.author Floate, Kevin D.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-13T22:16:13Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-13T22:16:13Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Hervet, V.A.D., Laird, R.A., & Floate, K.D. (2016). A review of the McMorran diet for rearing Lepidoptera species with addition of a further 39 species. Journal of Insect Science, 16(1), 1-7. doi:10.1093/jisesa/iev151 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10133/4513
dc.description Sherpa Romeo blue journal en_US
dc.description.abstract Research on cutworms led us to explore the use of the McMorran diet to rear lepidopteran species, mainly Noctuidae, under laboratory conditions. We documented the development of 103 lepidopteran species, including 39 species not previously reported in the literature, to be reared on this diet. Given its low cost, ease of preparation, and wide species’ acceptance, this diet provides a powerful tool for facilitating Lepidoptera and other insects rearing and research in the laboratory. en_US
dc.language.iso en_CA en_US
dc.publisher Oxford University Press en_US
dc.subject Artificial diet en_US
dc.subject Caterpillar en_US
dc.subject Lepidoptera en_US
dc.subject Noctiudae en_US
dc.subject Tortricidae en_US
dc.subject McMorran diet en_US
dc.title A review of the McMorran diet for rearing lepidoptera species with addition of a further 39 species en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Arts and Science en_US
dc.publisher.department Department of Biological Sciences en_US
dc.description.peer-review Yes en_US
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en_US


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