Relative Attractiveness of Various Luminescent Colors to the Cereal Leaf Beetle and the Meadow Spittlebug1

@inproceedings{Wilson1967RelativeAO,
  title={Relative Attractiveness of Various Luminescent Colors to the Cereal Leaf Beetle and the Meadow Spittlebug1},
  author={Curtis M. Wilson and Richard E. Shade},
  year={1967}
}
Studies were initiated in 1964 to ascertain the relative effectiveness of various luminescent colors as attractants to the cereal leaf bettle, Oulema melanopus (L.), and the meadow spittlebug, Philaenus spumarius (L.). Sticky boards measuring 10×10 inches, in 7 colors (lemon yellow, orange yellow, green, red, blue, pink, and white) were placed at heights of 3 and 6 feet. Stickem®, a commercial product, was used to trap the insects striking the boards. More individuals of both species were… CONTINUE READING