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- Jennifer A. Henke, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of economic entomology 2021 v.115 no.1 pp. 266-272
- Solenopsis invicta; entomology; fire ants; irrigation; public health; rain; survival rate
- ... The red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (Buren), is an invasive pest of agricultural, urban, and natural areas. It is also considered a public health pest due to its painful stings. While it can be efficiently controlled by commercially available fire ant baits formulated with a corn-grit carrier, rain or irrigation is thought to degrade the carrier, compromising bait effectiveness. This stu ...
- Jennifer A. Henke, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Journal of medical entomology 2020 v.58 no.2 pp. 767-772
- Aedes aegypti; Aedes albopictus; Aedes dorsalis; Aedes notoscriptus; Aedes vigilax; Anopheles quadrimaculatus; Culex pipiens; Culex quinquefasciatus; Culex tarsalis; Internet; females; ingestion; liquids; males; medical entomology; pests; public health; saline water; sugars
- ... Various products and insecticides are available that purport to reduce wild populations of adult mosquitoes. Recently, several manufacturers and general public comments on the internet have promoted devices that claim that ingestion of salt will significantly reduce populations of wild mosquitoes to near zero; there are no known scientific efficacy data that support these claims. We tested the sur ...
- Jennifer A Henke, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of medical entomology 2018 v.55 no.3 pp. 654-665
- Beauveria bassiana; Culex quinquefasciatus; Metarhizium anisopliae; adults; autumn; death; females; laboratory rearing; medical entomology; mortality; pathogenicity; relative humidity; sporulation; spring; storms; temperature; California
- ... Commercially available formulations of two entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana (Bals.-Criv.) Vuill. (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) and Metarhizium anisopliae (Metchnikoff) Sorokin (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae), were assessed for control of Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae) in underground storm drain systems (USDS) in the Coachella Valley of southern California. Each of three ...