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The first of the Mexico-United States Cooperative Plant Pest Control Programs was inaugurated ill Mexico with appropriate Mexican officials nearly 45 years ago, following discovery of the pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders), in the United States. The Plant Pest Control Division of the Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, maintains an organization in Mexico to work closely with the Direcci6n General de Defense Agricola of the Mexican Department of Agriculture. Current pest control cooperative programs include the pink bollworm of cotton; the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman; the khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts; the citrus black fly,Aleurocanthus woglumi Ashby; the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Loew); and the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann).
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: August 1, 1964
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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.