Evidence for Regional Differences in the Emergence Pattern of the European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Quebec

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Adult European corn borer (ECB), Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner), moth flight was observed using pheromone traps in seven regions of Quebec. In each region, ECB flight period peaked at different degree-day (DD) (base temperature, 10°C) accumulations. Equations resulting from regressions of the probit of cumulative percentage of adult captures on log(10) of cumulative DD were calculated for three regions. These equations may prove to be useful in development of integrated pest management procedures.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 1986

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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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