Journal of Economic Entomology Volume 93 Number 2, April 2000


Simulating the Impact of Cross Resistance Between Bt toxins in Transformed Clover and Apples in New Zealand.
M. A. Caprio and D. M. Suckling …. 173

``Inert'' Formulation Ingredients with Activity: Toxicity of Trisiloxane Surfactant Solutions to Twospotted Spider Mites (Acari: Tetranychidae).
R. S. Cowles, E. A. Cowles, A. M. McDermott, and D. Ramoutar …. 180

Apiculture and Social Insects

Laboratory Evaluation of Miticides to Control Varroa jacobsoni (Acari: Varroidae), a Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Parasite.
Christopher M. Lindberg, Adony P. Melathopoulos, and Mark L. Winston …. 189

Comparative Laboratory Toxicity of Neem Pesticides to Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae), Their Mite Parasites Varroa jacobsoni (Acari: Varroidae) and Acarapis woodi (Acari: Tarsonemidae), and Brood Pathogens Paenibacillus larvae and Ascophaera apis.
Adony P. Melathopoulos, Mark L. Winston, Robin Whittington, Tasha Smith, Chris Lindberg, Amy Mukai, and Margo Moore …. 199

Biological and Microbial Control

Sunlight Persistence and Rainfastness of Spray-Dried Formulations of Baculovirus Isolated From Anagrapha falcifera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
Patricia Tamez-Guerra, Michael R. McGuire, Robert W. Behle, John J. Hamm, Harold R. Sumner, and Baruch S. Shasha …. 210

Assessment of Microencapsulated Formulations for Improved Residual Activity of Bacillus thuringiensis.
Patricia Tamez-Guerra, Michael R. McGuire, Robert W. Behle, Baruch S. Shasha, and Luis J. Galn Wong …. 219

Identification of Ice-Nucleating Active Pseudomonas fluorescens Strains for Biological Control of Overwintering Colorado Potato Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
Louela A. Castrillo, Richard E. Lee, Jr., Marcia R. Lee, and Steven T. Rutherford …. 226

Effects of the Chitin Synthesis Inhibitor Buprofezin on Survival and Development of Immatures of Chrysoperla rufilabris (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae).
Tong-Xian Liu and Tian-Ye Chen …. 234

Ecology and Behavior

Phenology and Spatial Pattern of Typhaea stercorea (Coleoptera: Mycetophagidae) Infesting Stored Grain: Estimation by Pitfall Trapping.
Richard T. Arbogast, Paul E. Kendra, David K. Weaver, and Bh. Subramanyam …. 240

Effect of Nymphal Diet on Adult Predation Behavior in Orius majusculus (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae).
Y. Henaut, C. Alauzet, A. Ferran, and T. Williams …. 252

Monitoring of the European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in Central Maine.
Emmanuel D. Ngollo, Eleanor Groden, James F. Dill, and David T. Handley …. 256

Population Dynamics of Western Flower Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Nectarine Orchards in British Columbia.
Isobel A. Pearsall and Judith H. Myers …. 264

Population Dynamics and Effects of Oebalus ornatus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on Rice Yield and Quality in Southwestern Colombia.
Alberto Pantoja, Csar A. Garca, and Myriam C. Duque …. 276

Field Tests of Environmentally Friendly Malathion Replacements to Suppress Wild Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Populations.
Steven L. Peck and Grant T. Mcquate …. 280


Effects of Applaud on the Growth of Silkworm (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae).
Maria E. Vassarmidaki, Paschalis C. Harizanis, and Sergios Katsikis …. 290

Laboratory and Field Evaluations of Imidacloprid Against Melanoplus sanguinipes (Orthoptera: Acrididae) on Small Grains.
Cecil I. Tharp, Gregory D. Johnson, and Jerome A. Onsager …. 293

Lethal and Sublethal Effects of Selected Insecticides and an Insect Growth Regulator on the Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Ectoparasitoid Catolaccus grandis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae).
G. W. Elzen, S. N. Maldonado, and M. G. Rojas …. 300

Field and Forage Crops

Africanized Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Have a Greater Fidelity to Sunflowers Than European Bees.
Marina Basualdo, Enrique Bedascarrasbure, and David De Jong …. 304

Action Windows for Optimum Control of Rangeland Grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae).
Jerome A. Onsager …. 308

Effect of Crop Rotation on Populations of Epitrix tuberis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Potato.
James Todd Kabaluk and Robert Stanley Vernon …. 315

Relative Suitability of Crested Wheatgrass and Other Perennial Grass Hosts for the Russian Wheat Aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae).
J. D. Donahue, M. J. Brewer, and J. D. Burd …. 323

Forest Entomology

Antifeeding Activity of Isoquinoline Alkaloids Identified in Coptis japonica Roots Against Hyphantria cunea (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) and Agelastica coerulea (Coleoptera: Galerucinae).
Il-Kwon Park, Hoi-Seon Lee, Sang-Gil Lee, Ji-Doo Park, and Young-Joon Ahn …. 331

Effects of Intensive Forest Management Practices on Insect Infestation Levels and Loblolly Pine Growth.
J. T. Nowak and C. W. Berisford …. 336

Tomicus piniperda (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) Emergence in Relation to Burial Depth of Brood Logs.
Robert A. Haack, Toby R. Petrice, and Therese M. Poland …. 342

Horticultural Entomology

Attraction of Adult Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Unbaited and Odor-baited Red Spheres and Yellow Rectangles.
Daniel F. Mayer, Lynn E. Long, Timothy J. Smith, Jeffery Olsen, Helmut Riedl, Robert R. Heath, Tracy C. Leskey, and Ronald J. Prokopy …. 347

Whole-Plant CO2 Exchange Measurements on Azaleas Injured by Azalea Lace Bug (Heteroptea: Tingidae) Feeding.
W. E. Klingeman, M. W. Van Iersel, G. D. Buntin, and S. K. Braman …. 352

Field Evaluation of Integrated Pest Management-Compatible Pesticides for the Citrus Leafminer Phyllocnistis citrella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) and its Parasitoid Ageniaspis citricola (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae).
Juan A. Villanueva-Jimnez, Marjorie A. Hoy, and Frederick S. Davies …. 357

Lawn Parameters Influencing Abundance and Distribution of the Hairy Chinch Bug (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
Ghislaine Majeau, Jacques Brodeur, and Yves Carrire …. 368

Citrus Leafminer (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) Density: Effect on Yield of `Tahiti' Lime.
Jorge E. Pea, A. Hunsberger, and B. Schaffer …. 374

Larval Growth of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Resulting Root Injury to Three Citrus Varieties in Two Soil Types.
Steven Rogers, C. W. Mccoy, and J. H. Graham …. 380

Sublethal Effects of Resin Glycosides from the Periderm of Sweetpotato Storage Roots on Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae).
D. Michael Jackson and Joseph K. Peterson …. 388

Genetic Sexing Strains of Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae): Quality in Mass-Reared Temperature-Sensitive Lethal Strains Treated at High Temperatures.
Kingsley Fisher …. 394

Toxicity and Residual Effectiveness of Insecticides on Insecticide-Treated Spheres for Controlling Females of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae).
X. P. Hu, R. J. Prokopy, and J. M. Clark …. 403

Household and Structural Insects

Measuring Wood Consumption by Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) with Digitized Images.
Nan-Yao Su and Matthew T. Messenger …. 412

Control of Coptotermes havilandi (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) with Hexaflumuron Baits and a Sensor Incorporated into a Monitoring and Baiting Program.
Nan-Yao Su, Paul M. Ban, and Rudolf H. Scheffrahn …. 415

Feeding Inhibition and Mortality in Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) After Exposure to Imidacloprid-Treated Soils.
Rathna Ramakrishnan, Daniel R. Suiter, Cindy H. Nakatsu, and Gary W. Bennett …. 422

Evaluation of Hexaflumuron for Controlling the Subterranean Termite Coptotermes curvignathus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Malaysia.
Ahmad Said Sajap, Samsudin Amit, and Jeff Welker …. 429

Secondary Transmission of Toxic Baits in German Cockroach (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae).
V. Durier and C. Rivault …. 434

Insecticide Resistance and Resistance Management

Seasonal Changes in Pyrethroid Resistance in Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations During a Three-Year Period in the Delta Area of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
G. L. Snodgrass and W. P. Scott …. 441

Baseline Susceptibility to Imidacloprid and Cross Resistance Patterns in Colorado Potato Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Populations.
E. R. Olson, G. P. Dively, and J. O. Nelson …. 447

Susceptibility of Spanish Populations of the Corn Borers Sesamia nonagrioides (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to a Bacillus thuringiensis
Manuel Gonzlez-Nez, Flix Ortego, and Pedro Castaera …. 459

Mechanisms Associated with Methiocarb Resistance in Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae).
Sten E. Jensen …. 464

Plant Resistance

Evaluation of Potato Tuber Moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) Resistance in Tubers of Bt-cry5 Transgenic Potato Lines.
Ahmed Mohammed, D. S. Douches, W. Pett, E. Grafius, J. Coombs, Liswidowati, W. Li, and M. A. Madkour …. 472

Influence of Whorl Region from Resistant and Susceptible Corn Genotypes on Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Growth and Development.
Yu-min Chang, Dawn S. Luthe, Frank M. Davis, and W. Paul Williams …. 477

Effect of Plant Age, Larval Age, and Fertilizer Treatment on Resistance of a cry1Ab-Transformed Aromatic Rice to Lepidopterous Stem Borers and Foliage Feeders.
F. Alinia, B. Ghareyazie, L. Rubia, J. Bennett, and M. B. Cohen …. 484

Sampling and Biostatistics

Evaluation of Sampling Methodology for Determining the Phenology, Relative Density, and Dispersion of Western Flower Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Nectarine Orchards.
Isobel A. Pearsall and Judith H. Myers …. 494

Spatial Distribution and Sampling Plans for Thrips palmi (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Infesting Fall Potato in Korea.
Kijong Cho, Sang-Hoon Kang, and Gwan-Seok Lee …. 503

Statistical Inference on Associated Fertility Life Table Parameters Using Jackknife Technique: Computational Aspects.
Aline de H. N. Maia, Alfredo J. B. Luiz, and Clayton Campanhola …. 511

Stored-Product and Quarantine Entomology

Effect of Temperature and Treatment Conditions on the Mortality of Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Exposed to Ethanol.
Peter. R. Dentener, Sonya E. Lewthwaite, Keren V. Bennett, John H. Maindonald, and Patrick G. Connolly …. 519

Toxicity of Diatomaceous Earth to Red Flour Beetles and Confused Flour Beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae): Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity.
Frank H. Arthur …. 526

Progeny Production by Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) and Oryzaephilus surinamensis (Coleoptera: Silvanidae) on Maize Previously Infested by Sitotroga cerealella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
Paul A. Weston and Patti L. Rattlingourd …. 533

Bioactivities of Methyl Allyl Disulfide and Diallyl Trisulfide from Essential Oil of Garlic to Two Species of Stored-Product Pests, Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae).
Yan Huang, Shao Xing Chen, and Shuit Hung Ho …. 537

Veterinary Entomology

Presence-Absence Sequential Sampling Plan for Northern Fowl Mite, Ornithonyssus sylviarum (Acari: Macronyssidae), on Caged-layer Hens.
Mary A. Harris, Michael J. Brewer, and Jeffery A. Meyer …. 544