Swarming of millipedes, a new case noticed in the district of Patrocinio-MG-Brazil
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A population boom of the millipede Plusioporus setigerhas been recorded in coffee crops in the district of Patrocinio-MG, Brazil on the last five years. The millipedes spread over dwelling houses and to vegetable gardens, orchards and small plantations. It was suggested that population increase occurred as a consequence of the organic materials in high scale and also periodic irrigation in the coffee crop.
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Boccardo, L.; Penteado, C. H.S.; Juca-Chagas, R.. Swarming of millipedes, a new case noticed in the district of Patrocinio-MG-Brazil. Journal of Advanced Zoology, v. 18, n. 1, p. 62-63, 1997. Available at: <http://hdl.handle.net/11449/224075>.