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Eastern Hemlock Forests: Guidelines to Minimize the Impacts of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is the most shade-tolerant and long-lived tree species in Eastern North America. Its unsurpassed ability to tolerate low light enables it to form dense canopies andExpand
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Activity and residues of imidacloprid applied to soil and tree trunks to control hemlock woolly adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae) in forests.
We studied imidacloprid application methods and timing to control the hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae Annand (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), in forests. The methods compared were 1) soil injectionExpand
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Use of Early Ripening Cultivars to Avoid Infestation and Mass Trapping to Manage Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in Vaccinium corymbosum (Ericales: Ericaceae)
ABSTRACT Use of early ripening highbush blueberry cultivars to avoid infestation and mass trapping were evaluated for managing spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura). FourteenExpand
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Comparison of neonicotinoid insecticides as synergists for entomopathogenic nematodes
Abstract In previous greenhouse and field studies, the neonicotinoid insecticide imidacloprid and the entomopathogenic nematodes Heterorhabditis bacteriophora and Steinernema glaseri interactedExpand
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“Inert” Formulation Ingredients with Activity: Toxicity of Trisiloxane Surfactant Solutions to Twospotted Spider Mites (Acari: Tetranychidae)
Abstract Organosilicone molecules are important surfactant ingredients used in formulating pesticides. These methylated silicones are considered inert ingredients, but their superior surfactantExpand
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Susceptibility of Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) to Pyrethroid Insecticides and to Insecticidal Dusts with or without Pyrethroid Insecticides
ABSTRACT Relative increases of bed bug, Cimex lectularius L., populations are probably due in large measure to their resistance to pyrethroids, which have been used extensively against urban pests. AExpand
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Sucrose Improves Insecticide Activity Against Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae)
ABSTRACT The addition of sucrose to insecticides targeting spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura), enhanced lethality in laboratory, semifield, and field tests. In the laboratory,Expand
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Optimizing dosage and preventing leaching of imidacloprid for management of hemlock woolly adelgid in forests.
Abstract Hemlock woolly adelgid ( Adelges tsugae Annand) threatens native hemlock ( Tsuga canadensis and T. caroliniana ) in the eastern United States. Imidacloprid used as a soil-applied systemicExpand
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Integrated management of strawberry pests by rotation and intercropping
Abstract ‘Saia’ oats ( Avena strigosa ) and ‘Triple S’ sorgho-sudangrass ( Sorghum bicolor x S. sudanense ) were investigated as rotation crops and as interplanted companion crops the following yearExpand
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Relationship between the successful infection by entomopathogenic nematodes and the host immune response.
Reproduction of entomopathogenic nematodes requires that they escape recognition by a host's immune system or that they have mechanisms to escape encapsulation and melanization. We investigated theExpand
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