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Survey and Identification of Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Indiana
ABSTRACT In total, 289 termite samples were collected from 45 counties in Indiana during 2002– 2004. Approximately 89% of the collection sites were associated with artificial structures, and almostExpand
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Genetic diversity and colony breeding structure in native and introduced ranges of the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus
The Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus is recognized as one of the most important invasive pest species. Originating from China, C. formosanus has spread to many tropical andExpand
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Association Between Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and Habitat Characteristics in Oak-Dominated Mixed Forests
Abstract The relationship between ants and their habitats was examined in oak-dominated mixed forests in the central Appalachian mountains. Ants were sampled using pitfall traps over the summers ofExpand
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Comparative study of integrated pest management and baiting for German cockroach management in public housing.
This study assessed the cost and effectiveness of a building-wide cockroach integrated pest management (IPM) program compared with bait alone treatment in public housing. In total, 12 buildings (66Expand
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Abundance, Diversity, and Activity of Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Oak-Dominated Mixed Appalachian Forests Treated with Microbial Pesticides
Abstract This study is part of a long-term analysis of nontarget effects of microbial pesticide application in the George Washington (Augusta County, VA, USA) and Monongahela National ForestsExpand
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Germplasm resources research of Toona sinensis with RAPD and isoenzyme analysis
Collected from Chinese mainland, 25 samples of Toona sinensis seed were planted in a standard garden. Three years later, samples were analyzed with random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) andExpand
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Efficacy of an Essential Oil-Based Pesticide for Controlling Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius) Infestations in Apartment Buildings
Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius L. and Cimex hemipterus F.) are among the most difficult urban pests to manage. Many essential oil-based bed bug control products that are considered reduced risk toExpand
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A literature review of the biology and ecology of coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in China
Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki is a serious pest to homes and structures in the south of China. It has been widely studied by Chinese researchers during the past 35 years. However, most studies areExpand
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Effectiveness of a Reduced-Risk Insecticide Based Bed Bug Management Program in Low-Income Housing
Bed bug (Cimex lectularius L.) infestations are becoming increasingly common in low-income communities. Once they are introduced, elimination is very difficult. As part of the efforts to developExpand
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Repellency of Novel Catnip Oils Against the Bed Bug (Hemiptera: Cimicidae)
Abstract The common bed bug, Cimex lectularius L., resurged as an important urban pest in the last 20 yr. Yet, there are no commercial repellent products labeled for bed bugs available in the UnitedExpand
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