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Ectoparasitism of the bean leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) by Trombidium hyperi Vercammen-Grandjean, Van Driesche, and Gyrisco and Trombidium newelli Welbourn and Flessel (Acari:
J. Agric. Enlomol. 9(2):99·)07 (April ]992) ABSTRACT EcloparasiLic larval mites, 7'rombidium hyperi Vercammen­ Grandjean, Van Driesche, and Gyrisco, and Trombidium newelli Welbourn and Flessel,Expand
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A Human-Health Risk Assessment for West Nile Virus and Insecticides Used in Mosquito Management
West Nile virus (WNV) has been a major public health concern in North America since 1999, when the first outbreak in the Western Hemisphere occurred in New York City. As a result of this ongoingExpand
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Economic Cost Analysis of West Nile Virus Outbreak, Sacramento County, California, USA, 2005
Aerial spraying is cost-effective.
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An ecological risk assessment for insecticides used in adult mosquito management.
West Nile virus (WNV) has been a concern for people across the United States since the disease was initially observed in the summer of 1999. Since 1999, WNV has caused the largest arboviralExpand
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A Screening Level Approach for Nontarget Insect Risk Assessment: Transgenic Bt Corn Pollen and the Monarch Butterfly (Lepidoptera: Danaidae)
Abstract Quantitative risk assessment affords an objective approach for assessing ecological risk from crops produced using biotechnology. Ecological risk assessment for plant-incorporatedExpand
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Risk analysis for plant-made vaccines
The production of vaccines in transgenic plants was first proposed in 1990 however no product has yet reached commercialization. There are several risks during the production and delivery stages ofExpand
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Differential Physiological Responses of Dalmatian Toadflax, Linaria dalmatica L. Miller, to Injury from Two Insect Biological Control Agents: Implications for Decision-Making in Biological Control
Abstract Successful biological control of invasive weeds with specialist herbivorous insects is predicated on the assumption that the injury stresses the weeds sufficiently to cause reductions inExpand
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Comparing ecological risks of pesticides: the utility of a Risk Quotient ranking approach across refinements of exposure.
  • R. K. Peterson
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Pest management science
  • 2006
Environmental risk assessment of pesticides and other chemicals often uses the Risk Quotient (RQ) method to characterize risk quantitatively. An RQ is calculated by dividing an environmental exposureExpand
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Tolerance: the forgotten child of plant resistance
Plant resistance against insect herbivory has greatly focused on antibiosis, whereby the plant has a deleterious effect on the herbivore, and antixenosis, whereby the plant is able to direct theExpand
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