The Role of Resin Acids in the Relationship Between Scots Pine and the Sawfly, Diprion Pini (Hymenoptera: Diprionidae). II.—Correlations with the Biology of Diprion pini

  • C. Geri
  • L. Buratti
  • J. P. Allais


In the southern Paris basin, Diprion pini larvae mainly attack Scots pine, Pinus svlvestris. They sometimes attack black pines, Pinus nigra ssp. laricio and austriaca. after outbreaks have developed on Scots pine. It does not attack maritime pine, P. pinaster, but can occasionally be observed on introduced species such as P. radiata and, especially, P. contorta.


Resin Acid Abietic Acid Neutral Lipid Fraction Rear Experiment Needle Extract 
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  • C. Geri
  • L. Buratti
  • J. P. Allais

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