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- Kenne, M.; Djieto-Lordon, C.; Orivel, J.; Mony, R.; Fabre, A.; Dejean, A.
- Journal of economic entomology 2003 v.96 no.2 pp. 251-258
- Psidium guajava, etc ; Formicidae; mutualism; interspecific competition; territoriality; insect pests; Citrus; Mangifera indica; nontarget organisms; biological assessment; temporal variation; Cameroon; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... In this survey conducted in southern Cameroon, we compared ant-Hemiptera associations on plantations treated with insecticides, on plantations 2 years after insecticide treatments ceased, and on control lots that never received insecticide treatments. By eliminating arboreal-nesting ants, insecticides favored the presence of "ecologically dominant" ground-nesting, arboreal-foraging species that oc ...
- Aluja, M.; Perez-Staples, D.; Macias-Ordonez, R.; Pinero, J.; McPheron, B.; Hernandez-Ortiz, V.
- Journal of economic entomology 2003 v.96 no.6 pp. 1693-1703
- Psidium guajava, etc ; Anastrepha fraterculus; host plants; Citrus sinensis; Citrus paradisi; cultivars; oranges; grapefruits; guavas; oviposition; clutch size; egg hatchability; larval development; fruit flies; insect pests; host preferences; Mexico; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann) is recognized as a pest of citrus, apples, and blackberries in South America. In Mexico, it is mainly found in fruit of the family Myrtaceae and has never been reported infesting citrus. Here, we sought to determine whether females stemming from Mexican A. fraterculus populations (collected in the state of Veracruz) would lay eggs in 'Valencia' oranges and 'Ruby ...