K. E. MacKenzie

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The sex pheromone of the scarab beetle, Phyllophaga anxia, is a blend of the methyl esters of two amino acids, L-valine and L-isoleucine. A field trapping study was conducted, deploying different blends of the two compounds at 59 locations in the United States and Canada. More than 57,000 males of 61 Phyllophaga species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae:(More)
BACKGROUND Spotted wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura), control can be improved with better knowledge of insecticide efficacy, timing of sprays and rotations with registered products during the crop year. An efficacy bioassay was applied to study the dose response of adult laboratory-reared SWD collected from a cherry orchard in British(More)
The efficacy of pruning methods for managing blueberry stem galls caused by the chalcid wasp, Hemadas nubilipennis (Ashmead), was studied in five commercial lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton) fields in Nova Scotia, Canada, between October 1999 and May 2000. Blueberry fields were mowed in the fall, and burning treatments were subsequently(More)
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