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Reduction of Soybean Yield Components by Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae)
The invasive plataspid Megacopta cribraria is capable of causing severe reductions in soybean yields at densities that are relevant within its invasive U.S. range. Expand
Within-Field Spatial Distribution of Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in Soybean (Fabales: Fabaceae)
ABSTRACT The recently introduced plataspid Megacopta cribraria (F.) can infest fields of soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) in the southeastern United States. Grid sampling in four soybean fieldsExpand
Resistance to Stem Borers (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Among Texas Rice Cultivars
Abstract A 4-yr field study was conducted to assess the resistance of rice, Oryza sativa L., cultivars to injury from the sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F.), and the Mexican rice borer,Expand
Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Stink Bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in Wheat
  • F. Reay-Jones
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Environmental entomology
  • 2 June 2010
High densities in wheat adjacent to a susceptible crop such as corn suggests that localized control methods in wheat may be effective in mitigation of stink bugs and damage in corn. Expand
Predicting Economic Losses from the Continued Spread of the Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)
The rapid deployment of appropriate management tactics will have a key role in reducing the anticipated economic impact of E. loftini once it becomes a pest in Louisiana sugarcane and rice. Expand
Frankliniella fusca resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides: an emerging challenge for cotton pest management in the eastern United States.
Estimates of neonicotinoid resistance indicate an emerging issue for management of F. fusca in the eastern United States, and significant variation in survivorship within states and regions indicated that finer-scale surveys were needed to determine factors driving resistance evolution. Expand
Role of Oviposition Preference in an Invasive Crambid Impacting Two Graminaceous Host Crops
Abstract Oviposition preference studies of the Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Dyar), on sugarcane, Saccharum spp., and rice, Oryza sativa L., showed that drought stressed sugarcane was 1.8-foldExpand
Resistance to the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) among Louisiana and Texas sugarcane cultivars.
A 2-yr study to evaluate Louisiana and Texas sugarcane cultivars for resistance to the Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Dyar), indicated that cultivar LCP 85-384 was significantly more susceptible than NCo 310, traditionally the most susceptible cultivar commercially produced in Texas. Expand
Integrated Tactics for Managing the Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in Sugarcane
Modifying the suitability of the crop by reducing water deficit stress makes rational irrigation input a key component in the integrated pest management of E. loftini, in addition to other tactics such as cultivar resistance and insecticide application. Expand
Economic assessment of controlling stem borers (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) with insecticides in Texas rice
Biorational insecticides (diflubenzuron, novaluron and tebufenozide) did not significantly reduce injury and yield in 2002 or 2005, and applications of methoxyfenozide at the 2.5–5 cm panicle stage significantly reduced injury in 2005. Expand