Popillia japonica

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Synonyms for Popillia japonica

small metallic green and brown beetle native to eastern Asia

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Aggressive and evasive behaviours in Popillia japonica (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) larvae: defences against entomopathogenic nematode attack.
Studies on Neoaplectana glaseri, a nematode parasite of the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica).
Findings illustrate the potential benefits of strip intercropping soybeans with sorghum as a means of integrated insect pest management of a generalist herbivore such as the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica).
Popillia japonica yearly density was compared across all sites using a 1-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) in JMP[R] 10.0 (SAS Institute Inc.).
Let's start with our least favorite July invader: Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica).
Ovavesicula popilliae (Andreadis & Hanula) (Microsporida: Ovavesiculidae) is a microsporidian pathogen of the Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica Newman (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), used as a biological control agent (Cappaert & Smitley 2002).
He has identified a tiny nematode, Steinernema glaseri, as the foot soldier in the ongoing battle against destructive larvae of the Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica.
In southeastern states, grubs of Phyllophaga, southern masked chafer (Cyclocephala lurida), the green June beetle (Cotinus nitidia), and Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica) are traditionally associated with damaged turfgrass.
The Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica (Newman) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), was first encountered in the United States (US) in Riverton, New Jersey in 1916 (Clausen et al.