The Life History of Diabrotica Vittata Fabr. In Iowa (Chrysomelidae, Coleoptera)

Author: SWEETMAN, HARVEY L.

Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 18, Number 6, December 1925 , pp. 795-807(13)

Publisher: Entomological Society of America

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Abstract:

Two generations of the striped cucumber beetle, Diabrotica Vittata Fabr. were found in Iowa. The first equired 37 days and the second 51 for development. Females of the first averaged 225 eggs and the second 337. The over-wintering stage in this state has not been discovered and any extensive recommendations for biological methods of control must await this knowledge.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: December 1, 1925

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  • Journal of Economic Entomology is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The journal publishes articles on the economic significance of insects and is divided into the following sections: apiculture & social insects; arthropods in relation to plant disease; forum; insecticide resistance and resistance management; ecotoxicology; biological and microbial control; ecology and behavior; sampling and biostatistics; household and structural insects; medical entomology; molecular entomology; veterinary entomology; forest entomology; horticultural entomology; field and forage crops, and small grains; stored-product; commodity treatment and quarantine entomology; and plant resistance. In addition to research papers, Journal of Economic Entomology publishes Letters to the Editor, interpretive articles in a Forum section, Short Communications, Rapid Communications, and Book Reviews.
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