Management of Cosmopolites sordidus and Metamasius hemipterus in Banana by Pheromone-Based Mass Trapping

@article{Alpizar2012ManagementOC,
  title={Management of Cosmopolites sordidus and Metamasius hemipterus in Banana by Pheromone-Based Mass Trapping},
  author={Dennis Alpizar and Marietha Fallas and A. Cameron Oehlschlager and L. M. Pedruelo Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={245-252}
}
Mass trapping Cosmopolites sordidus (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) using a pheromone-baited pitfall trap and Metamasius hemipterus (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) using a pheromone-sugarcane-baited open gallon trap was conducted in commercial banana. Four traps for each insect per hectare were placed in each of two 5-hectare plots of banana. Two additional 5… CONTINUE READING