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Baculum pingliense Chen et He—Its Capacity of Food Taking and Excreting Faeces
Author of the article:JI Heng-qing1, LUO Xian-quan2, LI Wen-zhong3, HE Zheng3
Author's Workplace:(1.Sanitary and Anti-epidemic Station of Chongqing City, Chongqing 400042; 2.Bureau of Forestry of Nanchong City, Nachong, Sichuan Province 637006; 3.Jingcheng Mount Forestry Farm of Nanchong City, Nachong, Sichuan Province 637107)
Key Words:Baculum pingliense Chen et He; capacity for food taling; capacity for excreting faeces; hungry endurance
Abstract:More than 70 kinds of plants belonging to over 20 families are damaged by leaf insect Baculum pingliense Chen et He, a widely distributing pest found in agriculture and forestry recent years. On the average, every day,the female and male adult eat fresh oak leaves of 85.94222.63 mg (7.818.1 cm2) and 19.5359.53 mg(1.264.84 cm2) respectively,and excrete faeces 36.8770.68mg (dry weight)(30.157.7 grains) and 10.3616.65mg (dry weight) (41.4566.58 grains) respectively. Moreover, it has been proved that the time the adult could live through under hungry conditions is closed related to temperature and relative hunmidity and the female could live longer time than that of the male under hungry conditions.
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