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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Results of the study appeared in the October 2015 issue of the Journal of Economic Entomology.--By Dennis O'Brien, ARS Office of Communications
Results are published in the February issues of Environmental Entomology and the journal of Economic Entomology.
Lee, "Evaluation of Aprostocetus hagenowii (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) for the control of American cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattidae) in sewers and crevices around buildings," Journal of Economic Entomology, vol.
Riley and W Tan, "Host plant effects on resistance to bifenthrin in silverleaf whitefly (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae)," Journal of Economic Entomology, vol.
The study was published in the Journal of Economic Entomology. ( ANI )
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.-based ViaTEK; and the Riddex Anti bed bug killer, from Global TV Concepts in Deerfield Beach, Fla.
According to a 2009 report in the Journal of Economic Entomology, "When bees consume guttation drops, collected from plants grown from neonicotinoid-coated seeds, they encounter death within a few minutes."
For 40 years Mosley was acquainted with Miss E A Ormerod, an early pioneer in economic entomology. This led to him preparing cases and and models illustrating the life histories of economic insects.

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