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Boll Weevils: Response to Light Sources and Colors on Traps ,
The response of Anthonomus grandis Boheman to colored lights in the laboratory confirmed that the 500–525-nm region of the spectrum has the greatest attraction. Poor response to red was noted in theExpand
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Insecticide Resistance in Bracon mellitor a Parasite of the Boll Weevil
The potential resistance to insecticides of Bracon mellitor Say was determined by treating each of 5 test groups for 5 or more generations with an organic insecticide commonly used for the control ofExpand
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Dispersal of Marked Boll Weevil: 1970-1973 Studies,
Dispersal of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman, was studied in Mississippi from 1970 through 1973 by releasing marked adults in central fields planted to cotton and locating traps atExpand
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Search for A Super Laboratory Strain of Boll Weevils: A Rapid Method for Pheromone Analysis of Frass
Three laboratory strains of boll weevils, Anthonomus grandis Boheman, produced more pheromone than the standard laboratory strain. Soxhlet extraction of the frass provided a rapid method of analyzingExpand
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Behavior of the Boll Weevil on Frego Bract Cotton
In a detailed study of the behavior of Anthonomus grandis Bobeman in frego bract and ‘Deltapine Smoothleaf’ (DPSL) cotton, 2.5 times as many weevils were trappped in or around the DPSL as around theExpand
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In-Field Traps and Insecticides for Suppression and Elimination of Populations of Boll Weevils
Grandlure-baited in⋅field traps used at the rate of 10/acre captured 76% of a population of overwintered Anthonomus grandis Boheman estimated to number ca. 25/acre that emerged between the timeExpand
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Long-range Dispersal of Marked Boll Weevils in Mississippi during 1974
In a study of long-range dispersal of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman, in Mississippi in 1974, 162,028 marked adults were released in the center of a trap grid. Eighty-six were capturedExpand
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Boll Weevil: Detection and Monitoring of Small Populations with In-field Traps12
In-field traps were superior to other techniques for detecting very low populations of Anthonomus grandis Boheman in cotton fields. Five, 10, 15, 20, and 25 infield traps/ha were compared in anExpand
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Oviposition of a Parasite Bracon mellitor1 Attacking Larvae of the Boll Weevil2 inside the Cotton Square3
When Adams et al. (1969) investigated the biology and oviposition of Bracon mellitor Say, they observed oviposition on larvae of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman, in open petri dishes. AExpand
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