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Migration in the African Armyworm Spodoptera exempta: Genetic Determination of Migratory Capacity and a New Synthesis

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Migration is a key component of insect life histories and recent interest in their evolution has focussed attention on the interaction of genetic and environmental factors in the regulation of migratory capacity (Dingle, this volume). Furthermore, many migratory species are serious agricultural pests and successful forecasting, monitoring and management of their attacks on crops depends on understanding their migratory strategies (Stinner et al. 1983, this volume; Raulston et al., this volume).

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  • Migratory Strategy
  • Flight Duration
  • Migratory Flight
  • Noctuid Moth
  • High Larval Density

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Gatehouse, A.G. (1986). Migration in the African Armyworm Spodoptera exempta: Genetic Determination of Migratory Capacity and a New Synthesis. In: Danthanarayana, W. (eds) Insect Flight. Proceedings in Life Sciences. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-71155-8_9

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