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Effect of Temperature on the Life History of the Mealybug Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)
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The ability of P. marginatus to develop, survive, and reproduce successfully between 18 and 30°C suggests that it has the capability to develop and establish in areas within this temperature range. Expand
Temperature Effects on the Development, Survival, and Reproduction of the Madeira Mealybug, Phenacoccus madeirensis Green (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), on Chrysanthemum
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This investigation investigated the effects of constant temperature on the development, survival, and reproduction of P. madeirensis on chrysanthemum (Dendrathema x grandiflora Kitam). Expand
Life History of the Mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), at Constant Temperatures
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Results of this study suggested that the distribution range of M. hirsutus may expand northward because of the lower Tmin, and the predicted number of generations in a year may be lower Because of the higher K required to complete each generation. Expand
Species Richness and Seasonal Abundance of Billbugs, Sphenophorus spp., from South Carolina Golf Courses1
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Species richness and seasonal abundance of billbugs (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) were determined for four golf courses in South Carolina, suggesting two overlapping generations annually may be needed to reduce the abundance of larvae and adults. Expand
Host stage selection of the mealybug parasitoid Anagyrus spec. nov near sinope
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It was shown that the continued development of mealybugs had significant influence on the fitness of the parasitoids, and the fitness consequence of host stage selection of a koinobiont parasitoid should be evaluated on both the time of parasitism and thetime of mummification. Expand
Functional response and progeny production of the Madeira mealybug parasitoid, Anagyrus sp. nov. nr. sinope: the effects of host and parasitoid densities.
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It is suggested that both the host and parasitoid densities have significant impact on the functional response and progeny production of Anagyrus sp. Expand
Biology and Management of Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) on Ornamental Plants
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It is noted that inappropriate use of insecticides in landscapes may exacerbate problems with this pest, and that preferred responses should include assessment of biological control potential and economic or aesthetic thresholds of affected host plants. Expand
Influence of Temperature, Nourishment, and Storage Period on the Longevity and Fecundity of the Mealybug Parasitoid, Anagyrus sp. nov. nr. sinope Noyes and Menezes (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae)
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It is suggested that the parasitoids could be stored at 15 and 25°C for up to 14 d without significant reduction in fecundity after release, and increased longevity and a decreased reproductive period but similar parasitism rates and fecundities to those stored at 25 °C. Expand
Density and Natural Enemies of the Asian Citrus Psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), in the Residential Landscape of Southern Florida
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Ladybeetles, syrphid flies, and spiders were the most common generalist predators observed on the psyllid-infested flush shoots and there were no consistent correlations between environmental factors and the densities of nymphs and eggs. Expand
Distribution, Host Plants, and Damage of the Black Twig Borer, Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff), in South Carolina
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The tendency for Xylosandrus compactus to infest terminals at heights less than two meters suggests that preventive insecticide applications should target the lower branches to reduce damage. Expand
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