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Pitfall trapping of tenebrionid and carabid beetles (Coleoptera) in different habitats of the Central Region of Saudi Arabia
The abundance of Coleoptera, the darkling beetles (Tenebrionidae) and the ground beetles (Carabidae) was investigated in the College of Agric. Experimental and Research Station Farm at Dairab in theExpand
Impact of biological stress on Juniperus excelsa M. Bieb. in south-western Saudi Arabia: insect stress
Juniperus excelsa M. Bieb. is considered to be the most important tree in the south-western region of Saudi Arabia at altitudes above 1500 m.a.s.l. The present work reports for the first time theExpand
Field evaluation of diflubenzuron for control of first- and second-generation European corn borer.
Two field experiments were conducted in Ankeny, Iowa, in 1976, to determine the effectiveness of diflubenzuron against Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner). Corn plants treated with a 2% granular formulationExpand
Termites (Isoptera) of Saudi Arabia, their hosts and geographical distribution 1
In a general survey covering all regions of Saudi Arabia, 12 species belonging to 6 genera and 3 families were recovered. Five of these: Anacanthotermes vagans (Hagen), Microcerotermes parvulusExpand
The Urban termite fauna (Isoptera) of Jeddah City, Western Saudi Arabia
Recent field investigations on subterranean termites in Saudi Arabia showed the presence of a total of 19 species belonging to 10 genera categorized into 4 basic families (KalotermitidaeExpand
Reproductive inhibition of F1 progeny of some stored grain pests (Tenebrionidae, Bostrichidae) fed on grains treated with the antimoulting inhibitor Dimilin.
Severe reproductive inhibition reaching > 97% in the F1 progeny of the confused flour beetle Tribolium confusum J. d. V., the red flour beetle T. castaneum (Hbst.) and the longheaded flour beetleExpand
The natural resistance of some imported wood species to subterranean termites in Saudi Arabia1
Abstract In a field test, five species of imported woods, commonly found in the local market of Saudi Arabia were inspected for their natural resistance to subterranean termites. Wooden stakes, 3 ×Expand
DNA Fingerprinting of Some Major Genera of Subterranean Termites (Isoptera) (Anacanthotermes, Psammotermes and Microtermes) from Western Saudi Arabia
RAPD fingerprinting technology was used to provide the basic information on the genetic similarity between12 members of three families (Hodotermitidae, RhinotermitidaeandTermitidae) containing fiveExpand
Major species of the dung beetles (Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea) in three ecological systems in western Saudi Arabia
Members of the dung beetles superfamily Scarabaeiodea (families: Scarabaeidae and Aphodiidae) represent a major part of the ground‐dwelling fauna in a natural (fallow) and two agroecosystems inExpand
Population studies of some species of termites in Al-Kharj-Oasis, central region of Saudi Arabia
Five species of termites were recorded in the experimental plot: Microcerotermes sp., Microtermes sp., Amitermes vilis, Anacanthotermes ochraceus and Amitermes sp. The first two species were mostExpand