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Could natural selection change the geographic range limits of light brown apple moth (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) in North America?

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Morey, Amy C.; Venette, Robert C.; Hutchison, William D.

Year Published

2013

Publication

NeoBiota. 18:151-156.

Abstract

We artificially selected for increased freeze tolerance in the invasive light brown apple moth. Our results suggest that, by not accounting for adaptation to cold, current models of potential geographic distributions could underestimate the areas at risk of exposure to this species.

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Morey, Amy C.; Venette, Robert C.; Hutchison, William D. 2013. Could natural selection change the geographic range limits of light brown apple moth (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) in North America? NeoBiota. 18:151-156. https://doi.org/10.3897/neobiota.18.5288.

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