Laboratory Evaluation of Compounds to Determine Juvenile Hormone Activity Against the Stable Flyl1,2,3

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Of 29 materials (11 juvenile hormone analogues, 9 potential chemosterilants, and 9 plant extracts), a series of 6 related juvenile hormone analogues when applied topically at rates as low as 0.001 g had morphogenetic activity against pupae of Stomoxys calcilrans (L.). Chemosterilants and extracts of Pinus mugo Turra, Taxus balcata L., Picea glauca (Moench) Voss, A bies holophylla Maxim., and Phragmites communis Trill. had no morphogenetic effects. The active analogues also affected larval and adult stages of the stable fly hut not the egg stage; three severely inhibited fertility when applied topically to newly eclosed adults.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 1972

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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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