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Origin and dispersal of the boll weevil.
In recent years there has been increased attention directed toward understanding the systematics and biogeography of the boll weevil, Antbonomus grandis Boheman, a major pest of cotton in the New… Expand
Effects of Temperature and Host Age on Suppression of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) by Entomopathogenic Nematodes
Effects of temperature and host age on the biocontrol potential of entomopathogenic nematodes against the sugarcane rootstalk borer weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) were tested under laboratory… Expand
Rate of Increase and Adult Longevity of Catolaccus grandis (Burks) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) in the Laboratory at Four Temperatures
The reproductive potential and longevity of adult females of Catolaccus grandis (Burks) (an exotic parasitoid of the cotton boll weevil) were determined under laboratory conditions at four constant… Expand
Susceptibility of Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Motchulsky) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) to entomopathogenic nematodes
Isolates of Steinernema feltiae SN from France, Steinernema glaseri NJ from New Jersey, Steinernema riobrave TX from Texas, Steinernema carpocapsae Sal from Indiana, S. carpocapsae All from Georgia,… Expand
Hosts and Seasonal Activity of the Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Tropical and Subtropical Habitats of Northeastern Mexico
The presence and seasonal activity of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman, was monitored in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico, using pheromone traps during 1985, 1986, and 1987. Weevils were… Expand
Determination of host range in relation to systematics forPeristenus stygicus [Hym.: Braconidae], A parasitoid ofMiridae
Peristenus stygicusLoan develops inMirinae speciesLygus hesperus,Knight,L. lineolaris, (Palisot de Beauvois) andPolymerus basalis (Reuter),Orthotylinae speciesLabopidicola geminata… Expand
Biological control of pests and diseases: integrating a diverse heritage
- J. R. Cate
- 5 December 1990
Pollen Feeding and Survival of the Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Selected Plant Species in Northeastern Mexico
Alternate feeding hosts of adult boll weevils, Anthonomus grandis Boheman, were studied in Tamaulipas, Mexico, by (1) isolating and identifying pollen grains from the alimentary tract of weevils… Expand
Biology of the Mite, Anystis agilis (Acari: Anystidae) : a California Vineyard Predator
Anystis agilis is a general predator in Napa Valley vineyards. Laboratory studies revealed development time to the adult stadium averaged 48.9 days, and females laid 1–3 egg clusters which averaged… Expand
Laboratory determination of age-dependent fecundity, development, and rate of increase of Catolaccus grandis (Burks) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae).
The reproductive potential and longevity of 20 adult females of Catolaccus grandis (Burks), an introduced parasitoid of the cotton boll weevil, were determined under laboratory conditions at constant… Expand