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borate insecticide, disodium octaborate tetrahydrate, reduced the numbers oflarvae of Hemicoelus gibbicollis (LeConte) feeding within infested wooden timbers by >95%. Borates did not deter female beetles from ovipositing on wood but effectively prevented larvae from emerging and penetrating into timbers. Borates can easily be adapted into an integrated control program for structure-infesting anobiids.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: August 1, 1992
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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.