Angoumois Grain Moth:1 Grain Treatment and Infestation Level Effects on Rearing2

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The e1fed of 6 grain treatments and 2 infestation levels on percent infestation and emergence of Sitolroga cerealella (Olivier) was investigated. There was no significant interaction between infestation levels and grain treatments for either larval infestation or adult emergence . An increase from I: I to 2: I viable eggs per kernel increased percent infestation 14%. There was no significant increase in larval infestation or adult emergence over untreated grain when the moisture content was raised about 10%. Dicofol, used to control Pyernoles spp mites, was not detrimental to S. cerra/ella.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: February 1, 1973

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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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