In a study of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris), and its parasite complex large numbers of host and parasites had to be reared under controlled conditions. This was accomplished with a minimum of time and effort by using two types of cages: one designed for rearing aphids and/or parasites individually, the other designed for rearing large numbers of host aphids in open and fully accessible containers.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 1, 1965
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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.