Effects of Lygus borealis Kelton (Hemiptera: Miridae) and Adelphocoris lineolatus (Goeze) (Hemiptera: Miridae) Feeding on Sainfoin Seed Production

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There was a highly significant negative linear correlation between seed production of sainfoin, Onobrychis viciifolia Scop., and population densities of Lygus borealis Kelton and Adelphocoris lineolatus (Goeze) during and after blooming. Insect population densities were reduced by applications of carbofuran at 0.28, 0.56, and 0.84 kg (AI)/ha during blossoming. Seed production was significantly increased by treatments of carbofuran during and after blooming.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 1984

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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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