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Master of Science (MS)
Plants, Soils, and Climate
Department name when degree awarded
DeVere R. McAllister
The destructive nature of the clover seed chalcid has been known since the latter part of the 19th century. This jet-black Hymenoptera, often called the "chalcis-fly," destroys from 10 to 20 percent of the alfalfa seed in Utah each year. Damage as high as 85 percent has been reported.
Minion, Gerald Douglas, "Alfalfa Resistance to the Clover Seed Chalcid Bruchphagus Gibbus (Boheman)" (1961). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 3069.
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