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Abstract

The oriental chestnut gall wasp, Dryocosmus kuriphilus, and its natural enemies in Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

Abstract

This paper focuses on the biology and damage caused by the oriental chestnut gall wasp (Dryocosmus kuriphilus) in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy. The presence of native parasitoids of D. kuriphilus and their efficacy in the control of this pest are also discussed.