Successful Removal of German Yellowjackets (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) by Toxic Baiting

@inproceedings{Sackmann2001SuccessfulRO,
  title={Successful Removal of German Yellowjackets (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) by Toxic Baiting},
  author={Paula Sackmann and Mauricio Rabinovich and Juan C. Corley},
  booktitle={Journal of economic entomology},
  year={2001}
}
Abstract Vespula germanica (F.) is a social vespid that has invaded many parts of the world, including Argentina. This wasp usually becomes a pest, affecting several economic activities. It also may impact the host community through predation or competition. The purpose of our study was to field test toxic baiting for reduction of wasp abundance. Wasps were poisoned with 0.1% fipronil mixed with raw minced beef in two beech forest sites on 20 February 2000 in northwestern Patagonia. All nests… Expand
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