Response of late-instar Blattella germanica (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) to dietary insect growth regulators.

@article{Ross1990ResponseOL,
  title={Response of late-instar Blattella germanica (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) to dietary insect growth regulators.},
  author={M. H. Ross and Donald G. Cochran},
  journal={Journal of economic entomology},
  year={1990},
  volume={83 6},
  pages={2295-305}
}
Late-instar German cockroaches, Blattella germanica (L.), were used to evaluate the relative effects of single treatments and combinations of three insect growth regulators (IGRs): pyriproxyfen, fenoxycarb, and diflubenzuron. Groups of 15 males or 15 females were held for 2 wk on food treated with varying amounts of IGRs. After removal, newly mature adults were placed with untreated adults of the opposite sex. Mortality, adult phenotype (normal wings, divergent wings, curly wings, and nymphoids… CONTINUE READING