Behavior of female Rhyzopertha dominica (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) in a mono-layer of wheat treated with diatomaceous earth

@inproceedings{Vardeman2007BehaviorOF,
  title={Behavior of female Rhyzopertha dominica (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) in a mono-layer of wheat treated with diatomaceous earth},
  author={Erika A. Vardeman and John F. Campbell and Frank H. Arthur and James R. Nechols},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract Adult female lesser grain borers ( Rhyzopertha dominica [F.]) were observed in a mono-layer of wheat sandwiched between two layers of glass to determine if movement patterns and survival rates differed in wheat that was admixed with diatomaceous earth (DE) compared with untreated wheat. Observations were also made to determine if responses to DE differed depending on the commercial formulation of DE tested at the labeled rates. Mortality was higher in the DE treatments than in the… CONTINUE READING

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