The Coachella Valley (Calfornia) Hippelates Fly Project

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Since the opening of this project in June 1926 frequent trips have been made to this valley for the purpose of determining the breeding habits of Hippelates pusio, a very annoying and abundant insect. Although a careful study has been made of many situations, its source still remains a mystery. Due to the very high summer temperatures of this dry region the lack of suitable laboratory facilities has proved a distinct handicap. With funds voted by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors an adobe laboratory suitable for desert investigations has now been built for this project, and funds for maintenance will be provided by an abatement district.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 1928

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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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