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PEST STATUS OF THE BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG, HALyOMORPHA HALyS IN THE USA
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The current pest status and strategies being developed to manage brown marmorated stink bug in the USA are summarized. Expand
Biology, Ecology, and Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
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Pesticide applications, including broad-spectrum insecticides, have increased in response to H. halys infestations, potentially negatively influencing populations of beneficial arthropods and increasing secondary pest outbreaks. Expand
Field responses of predaceous arthropods to methyl salicylate: A meta-analysis and case study in cranberries
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There is strong evidence that insect predators are broadly attracted to MeSA in agricultural fields, including cranberries; yet, whether this behavior can be manipulated to improve biological control needs further investigation. Expand
Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, to induced volatiles of Manchurian ash, Fraxinus mandshurica
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Investigating volatile emissions of Manchurian ash seedlings in response to feeding by the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, and to exogenous application of methyl jasmonate suggests that females may use induced volatiles in long-range host finding, while their role for males is unclear. Expand
Molecular, Biochemical, and Organismal Analyses of Tomato Plants Simultaneously Attacked by Herbivores from Two Feeding Guilds
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These interactions across different levels of biological organization, i.e., molecular, biochemical, and organismal, with tomato plants damaged by one 3rd-instar beet armyworm caterpillar, produced consistent results when considering each herbivore separately but not when considering them together. Expand
Tracing the history of plant traits under domestication in cranberries: potential consequences on anti-herbivore defences.
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The results suggest that compromised chemical defences in high-yielding cranberry varieties may lead to greater herbivore damage which, in turn, may require more intensive pesticide control measures. Expand
Effect of trap color and height on captures of blunt-nosed and sharp-nosed leafhoppers (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) and non-target arthropods in cranberry bogs
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Leafhopper species exhibited distinct preferences to particular colors differing in intensities along a spectrum of wavelengths and RGB values: green was the most attractive color to blunt-nosed leafhoppers, followed by red and yellow; while yellow was most attractive to sharp-nose leafhopper, following by green and red. Expand
Herbivore-Induced Volatiles in the Perennial Shrub, Vaccinium corymbosum, and Their Role in Inter-branch Signaling
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Exposure to HIPVs triggered systemic induction of direct defenses against gypsy moth and primed volatile emissions, which can be an indirect defense in blueberry plants, which appear to rely on HIPVs as external signals for inter-branch communication. Expand
Subterranean, Herbivore-Induced Plant Volatile Increases Biological Control Activity of Multiple Beneficial Nematode Species in Distinct Habitats
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This work shows how a belowground herbivore-induced volatile can enhance mortality of agriculturally significant root pests and attracts natural enemies of widespread root pests in distinct agricultural systems and may have broad potential in biological control of root pests. Expand
Multistate Comparison of Attractants for Monitoring Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in Blueberries and Caneberries
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Several homemade baits were more efficient than apple cider vinegar, a commonly used standard, and a commercially formulated lure was, in some configurations and environments, comparable with the most effective homemade attractant as well as potentially more selective. Expand
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