Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening  

Go Back   Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening > Wildlife Gardeners of North America Unite > Biodiversity

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-05-2011, 09:21 PM   #1
A Bee's Best Friend
 
Gloria's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Chicago Illinois USA
Default Monoculture madness

Native Insects of Switchgrass


Insects of Native Bioenergy Crops in the Northern Great Plains


http://www.sdstate.edu/ps/Severin-Mc...&PageID=709461 pdf file


Quote:
The commodification of cup plant thus converts the
giant eucosma into a pest of significant concern;
another case (see switchgrass) of a native prairie plant becoming a crop
and the conversion of a previously neglected native plant predator to a pest.
The giant eucosma is undergoing investigation of its life history, which is closely tied to the phenology of cup plant. The moth seems to be rare in native habitats of cup plant in the region, but can be abundant in farm site monocultural situations
__________________
"Half Earth Quest" Edward O. Wilson

http://pollinators-welcome.blogspot.com/
Gloria is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
madness, monoculture

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:04 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2