economic entomology


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economic entomology

[‚ek·ə′näm·ik ‚en·tə′mäl·ə·jē]
(biology)
A branch of entomology concerned with the study of economic losses of commercially important animals and plants due to insect predation.
(ecology)
The study of insects that have a direct influence on humanity, with an emphasis on pest management.
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EcoRaider was previously reported in the Entomological Society of America's Journal of Economic Entomology as "the #1 effective natural bed bug killer" among 12 natural and traditional pesticides tested.
Results are published in the February issues of Environmental Entomology and the journal of Economic Entomology.
The study was published in the Journal of Economic Entomology.
In a new paper published in the Journal of Economic Entomology, two researchers from Northern Arizona University pitted lab-raised bedbugs against four commercially available sound-based devices: the Transonic Pro, made by Chicago-based BIRD-X; the SonicIQ Ultrasonic pest repeller from SmartWorks; Pest Free, made by Orlando, Fla.
The research studies described in this story were published between 2008 and 201 2 in the Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology and the Journal of Economic Entomology.
According to a 2008 report in the Journal of Economic Entomology, trained dogs were able to detect even one adult bedbug, and were 98 percent accurate in locating bedbugs in hotel rooms.
For 40 years Mosley was acquainted with Miss E A Ormerod, an early pioneer in economic entomology.
Moreover, the poison fails to alter the wasp's interaction with its prey, Baker and his colleagues report in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Economic Entomology.
Recently, Journal of Economic Entomology reported that over-the-counter foggers have been proven ineffective and are not recommended for use.
Over the next 18 months, 47 percent of the bundles yielded insects, most emerging within 200 days of purchase, according to their paper in the Journal of Economic Entomology.
Details about this study have been published in the Journal of Economic Entomology.
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