Partial Resistance of Arabica Coffee To The Coffee Leaf Miner Leucoptera Meyricki Ghesq. (Lepidoptera, L Yonetiidae)

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1969
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Bigger, M.
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In 1966, during the course of a survey into possible mortality factors affecting eggs and larvae of, the coffee leaf miner Lellcopterameyricki Ghesq. on arabica coffee, it was noticed that •the mortality of larvae appeared to be much higher on the younger leaves of seedling trees than on older leaves. This phenomenon seemed worthy of further investigations a possible basis for breeding a leaf miner resistant coffee.
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East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal, 34 (4), pp. 441-445
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