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Phosphine Resistance in Tribolium castaneum and Rhyzopertha dominica from Stored Wheat in Oklahoma
ABSTRACT Phosphine gas, or hydrogen phosphide (PH3), is the most common insecticide applied to durable stored products worldwide and is routinely used in the United States for treatment ofExpand
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Efficacy of Ozone Fumigation Against the Major Grain Pests in Stored Wheat
ABSTRACT Field experiments were conducted in steel bins containing 13,600 kg of hard red winter wheat, Triiticum aestivum L. One bin was treated with ozone and the second bin served as a control.Expand
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Biological control of twospotted spider mites, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae), using Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot (Acari: Phytoseidae) on ivy geranium: assessment of
Abstract The effectiveness of the predatory mite, Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot (Acari: Phytoseidae), as a suppressive agent of the twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari:Expand
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Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on Development, Reproduction, and Predation in Feltiella acarisuga (Vallot) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)
Abstract The predatory gall midge Feltiella acarisuga (Vallot) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) is a biological control agent for twospotted spider mites on greenhouse vegetable crops. Effects of temperatureExpand
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THE FUNCTIONAL RESPONSE AND PREY PREFERENCE OF FELTIELLA ACARISUGA (VALLOT) (DIPTERA: CECIDOMYIIDAE) FOR TWO OF ITS PREY: MALE AND FEMALE TWOSPOTTED SPIDER MITES, TETRANYCHUS URTICAE KOCH (ACARI:
The preference of the predatory midge, Feltiella acarisuga (Vallot), for adult male and female twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch, was examined using functional response models. TheExpand
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Efficacy of two Nigeria-derived diatomaceous earths against Sitophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Rhyzopertha dominica (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) on wheat
We investigated the effectiveness of two raw diatomaceous earths (DEs) obtained from Bularafa and Abakire districts in Yobe State, Nigeria, against the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (L.) and theExpand
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Diagnostic Molecular Markers for Phosphine Resistance in U.S. Populations of Tribolium castaneum and Rhyzopertha dominica
Stored product beetles that are resistant to the fumigant pesticide phosphine (hydrogen phosphide) gas have been reported for more than 40 years in many places worldwide. Traditionally, determinationExpand
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Within-plant distribution of twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae), on ivy geranium: development of a presence-absence sampling plan.
The twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch, is an important pest of ivy geranium and other ornamental plants. As a part of our long-term goal to develop an integrated crop managementExpand
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Influence of Maternal Age on the Fitness of Progeny in the Rice Weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Abstract We studied the effects of maternal age on fitness of progeny in the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Five-, 20-, and 50-d-old female rice weevils were used toExpand
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Survival, horizontal distribution, and economics of releasing predatory mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) using mechanical blowers
Abstract The predatory mites Phytoseiulus persimilis and Amblyseius cucumeris are commonly used in commercial greenhouses for augmentative biological control of spider mites and thrips, respectively.Expand
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