A Burrower-bug, Pangaeus uhleri Sign., was observed attacking spinach as the seedlings were pushing through the ground. Although the infestation was confined to a few fields, the seriousness of the injury this year shows that the insect is sometimes of economic importance. Several unusual habits of the insect are recorded.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 1, 1931
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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.