Landing Times on Various Surfaces for Scolytus multistriatus after Responding to the Pheromone Multilure

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Tests were conducted to determine the length of time that the smaller European elm bark beetle remained on various surfaces (landing time) after responding to baits of Multilure, a 3-component pheromone system containing α-cubebene, 4-methyl-3-heptanol, and 2-4-di-methyl-5-ethyl-6, 8-dioxabicyclo (3.2.1) octane (multistriatin). Results showed that landing times of beetles on plywood were not affected by the presence of lindane. Beetles remained longer on the boles of American elm, Ulmus Americana L., than on nonelm boles.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: June 1, 1979

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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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