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Essential oils in insect control: low-risk products in a high-stakes world.
In recent years, the use of essential oils (EOs) derived from aromatic plants as low-risk insecticides has increased considerably owing to their popularity with organic growers and environmentally
Ecology and management of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar [Coleoptera :Curculionidae], in apple orchards
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Des etudes recentes sur le comportement and l’activite du charancon de the prune en conditions semi-naturelles and naturelles pourraient permettre le developpement de strategies de lutte plus efficaces.
Acaricidal Properties of Artemisia absinthium and Tanacetum vulgare (Asteraceae) Essential Oils Obtained by Three Methods of Extraction
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Chromatographic analysis indicated differences in composition between the more toxic DSD oil of A. absinthium and the other two extracts of this plant, indicating that a sesquiterpene (C15H24) compound present in the D SD oil and absent in the other three may enhance the toxicity of the DSDOil.
Compatible plant-aphid interactions: how aphids manipulate plant responses.
Body size as an indicator of parasitoid quality in male and female Anagyrus kamali (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae)
Abstract The parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi was recently introduced into the Caribbean as a biological control agent against the hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green. In the
Management of agricultural insects with physical control methods.
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The entoleter, an impacting machine used to crush all insect stages in flour, and hot-water immersion of mangoes, used to kill tephritid fruit fly immatures in fruit are two noteworthy examples.
Voracity and feeding preferences of two aphidophagous coccinellids on Aphis citricola and Tetranychus urticae
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The results suggest that T. urticae is only an alternative prey for both predators, and that H. axyridis should be more efficient than C. septempunctata in a prey assemblage with aphids and mites.
Codling moth granulovirus: a comprehensive review
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A comprehensive review of the CpGV literature and the role of the virus in integrated pest management is presented.
Evidence for Regional Differences in the Response of Obliquebanded Leafroller (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) to Sex Pheromone Blends
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QA results suggest that qualitative differences may exist between the sex pheromone of eastern and western populations of obliquebanded leafroller and indicate the need for considering regional differences when monitoring obLiquebanding leafroller with commercial synthetic phermone blends.
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