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Abstract

Researches regarding biology of western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera Le Conte) in north-western Romania.

Abstract

In Romania, the pest Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Western Corn Rootworm) was spread, from the first recorded in country (1996) from Arad county, toward east and north-east, being recorded damages in corn fields. Research which were done have the aims to give more knowledge about the biology of pest in North-Western Romanian conditions. There are no differences between pest biology in Satu Mare county with data known from literature in Romania and anyelse in the world.