Fourth Contribution to a Study of Baits, With Special Reference to the Oriental Fruit Moth

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The work with Laspeyresia molesta was conducted as in preceding years,placing emphasis on the attractiveness of solutions of syrups of different brands and sugar content,also continuing studies of molasses-sodium arsenite baits.Weekly collections of oriental fruit moth from thirty different baits are summarized.A number of other economic insects were attracted to baits but none,except possibly fruit flies and Noctuidae,in numbers sufficient to reduce the population.Baited blocks did not show reduction of oriental fruit moth injury.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: February 1, 1929

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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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