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Measuring the Flight Ability of the Ambrosia Beetle, Platypus Quercivorus (Murayama), Using a Low-Cost, Small, and Easily Constructed Flight Mill

DOI :

10.3791/57468-v

August 6th, 2018

August 6th, 2018

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1School of Human Science and Environment, University of Hyogo, 2Laboratory of Forest Biology, Division of Forest and Biomaterials Science, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, 3Hyogo Prefectural Technology Center for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

We developed a low cost and small flight mill, constructed with commonly available items and easily used in experimentation. Using this apparatus, we measured the flight ability of an ambrosia beetle, Platypus quercivorus.

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