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Banker plants with Aphidius colemani Viereck were tested in greenhouses in Massachusetts and New York for control of cotton aphid Aphis gossypii Glover, and green peach aphid Myzus persicae (Sulzer) on 2 spring flower crops, pansies ( Viola tricolor hortensis ) and Marguerite daisies ( Argyranthemum hybrid). Banker plants consisted of pots of barley plants(More)
Metabolic modulation refers to the change in glucose metabolism that may be caused by the reduction in body fat after large-volume liposuction. Since the authors began doing liposuction in 1989, they have had several diabetic patients whose insulin or oral diabetic needs have been substantially reduced after liposuction. When the charts for these patients(More)
The females of the moths Hylesia metabus have their abdomens covered by urticating hairs looking like micro-arrows and causing a puriginous dermatitis to humans known as “papillonite” in French Guiana and also called yellowtail moth dermatitis or Caripito itch. The densities of the moths show great seasonal and annual variations depending on mechanisms(More)
literature on artificial membrone feeding has traditionally supported the notion that mosquitoes have to be enough old to present a high gorging rote and enough young to present o high surviving rote In order to know the best mosquito age to perform a Plasmodium sp experimental infection revealed by oocyst examination, Anopheles orabiensis of known ages(More)
Between 1990 and 1995, the USDA/APHIS National Biological Control Laboratory in Niles, MI, Texas A&M University, and the University of Massachusetts conducted a biological control introduction program against the Asian diaspidid scale insect Unaspis euonymi (Comstock), a pest of woody landscape plants. Two species of predators ( Chilocorus kuwanae(More)
Under commercial poinsettia production conditions we compared two patterns of parasitoid release for the aphelinid whitefly parasitoid Eretmocerus eremicus Rose and Zolnerowich. We compared the currently used pattern of a fixed weekly release number (3 females per plant per week) to an experimental pattern in which more parasitoids were released early in(More)
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