Journal of Economic Entomology Volume 92 Number 4, August 1999


Letter to the Editor

Confidence Interval for Bayesian Estimates of Resistance Allele Frequencies
John C. Schneider….755

Andow and Alstad Respond:

Credibility Interval for Rare Resistance Allele Frequencies
David Andow and D. N. Alstad….755


Hydrophobic Particle Films: A New Paradigm for Suppression of Arthropod Pests and Plant Diseases.
D. M. Glenn, G. J. Puterka, T. Vanderzwet, R. E. Byers, and C. Feldhake….759

Dispersal of Pink Bollworm (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) Males in Transgenic Cotton that Produces a Bacillus thuringiensis Toxin.
Bruce E. Tabashnik, Amanda L. Patin, Timothy J. Dennehy, Yong-Biao Liu, Ernest Miller, and Robert T. Staten….772

Insecticide Resistance and Resistance Management

Monitoring the Susceptibility of Citrus Rust Mite (Acari: Eriophyidae) Populations to Abamectin.
J. C. Bergh, D. Rugg, R. K. Jansson, C. W. McCoy, and J. L. Robertson….781

Cytochrome P450 MA Expression in Insecticide-Resistant German Cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae).
Michael E. Scharf, Chow-Yang Lee, Jonathan J. Neal, and Gary W. Bennett….788

Greenbug Resistance Management on Sorghum with Insecticide Mixtures: a Biological and Economic Analysis.
T. L. Archer, Eduardo Segarra, and E. D. Bynum, Jr…..794


Laboratory and Field Evaluations of Biorational Insecticides Against the Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and a Parasitoid (Hymenoptera: Braconidae).
Jesusa Crisostomo Legaspi, B. C. Legaspi, Jr., and R. R. Saldaa….804

Biological and Microbial Control

Evaluation of Inundative Releases of Eretmocerus eremicus and Encarsia formosa Beltsville Strain in Commercial Greenhouses for Control of Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) on Poinsettia Stock Plants.
Mark S. Hoddle and Roy G. Van Driesche….811

Gryllus pennsylvanicus (Orthoptera: Gryllidae): Laboratory Weed Seed Predation and Within Field Activity-Density.
Dora M. Carmona, Fabian D. Menalled, and Doug A. Landis….825

Infection of Red Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Colonies with the Entomopathogen Thelohania solenopsae (Microsporidia: Thelohaniidae).
David F. Williams, David H. Oi, and Gregory J. Knue….830

Ecology and Behavior

Interplant Movement of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Larvae in Pure and Mixed Plantings of Cotton With and Without Expression of the Cry1Ac [gd]-Endotoxin Protein of Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner.
C. D. Parker, Jr. and R. G. Luttrell….837

Population Dynamics of Lygus hesperus (Heteroptera: Miridae) on Selected Weeds in Comparison with Alfalfa.
Vonny M. Barlow, Larry D. Godfrey, and Robert F. Norris….846

Development of an Attracticide Against Light Brown Apple Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).
E. G. Brockerhoff and D. M. Suckling….853

Foraging Resources of Boll Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
G. D. Jones and J. R. Coppedge….860

Vertical Distribution of Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) Larvae and Tunnels in Lower Rio Grande Valley Sugarcane.
D. W. Spurgeon, J. R. Raulston, P. D. Lingren, and T. N. Shaver….870

Sampling and Biostatistics

Binomial and Numerical Sampling for Estimating Density of Baris coerulescens (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Oilseed Rape.
Isabelle Badenhausser and Jacques Lerin….875

Household and Structural Insects

Effect of Fipronil on Bait Formulation-Based Aversion in the German Cockroach (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae).
Jules Silverman and Dangsheng Liang….886

Longevity and Efficacy of Pyrethroid and Organophosphate Termiticides in Field Degradation Studies using Miniature Slabs.
Nan-Yao Su, Paul M. Ban, and Rudolf H. Scheffrahn….890

Horticultural Entomology

Ground Cover Plants and Selective Insecticides as Pest Management Tools in Apple Orchards.
M. W. Brown and D. M. Glenn….899

Effect of Pressure and Dwell Time on Efficiency of a High-Pressure Washer for Postharvest Removal of California Red Scale (Homoptera: Diaspididae) from Citrus Fruit.
G. P. Walker, N. Zareh, and M. L. Arpaia….906

Compensatory Ability of Strawberries to Bud and Flower Removal: Implications for Managing the Strawberry Bud Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
Greg English-Loeb, Marvin Pritts, Joe Kovach, Regina Rieckenberg, and Mary Jo Kelly….915

Impact of Halofenozide, Imidacloprid, and Bendiocarb on Beneficial Invertebrates and Predatory Activity in Turfgrass. Brian A. Kunkel, David W. Held, and Daniel A. Potter….922

Oriental Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae): Current Distribution in the United States and Optimization of Monitoring Traps.
Steven R. Alm, Michael G. Villani, and Wendell Roelofs….931

New Economic Threshold for Striped Cucumber Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Cantaloupe in the Midwest.
Gerald E. Brust and Rick E. Foster….936

Field and Forage Crops

Boll Damage by Southern Green Stink Bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and Tarnished Plant Bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) Caged on Transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis Cotton.
J. K. Greene, S. G. Turnipseed, M. J. Sullivan, and G. A. Herzog….941

Impact of Low-Level Radiation on Fertility and Fecundity of Nezara viridula (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae).
Susanne D. Dyby and R. I. Sailer….945

Gas-Exchange Responses of Alfalfa and Soybean Treated with Insecticides.
Fikru J. Haile, Robert K. D. Peterson, and Leon G. Higley….954

Mechanisms of Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Bait Stick Activity Relative to Pheromone Traps.
D. W. Spurgeon, J. R. Coppedge, J. R. Raulston, and H. Marshall….960

Stored-Product and Quarantine Entomology

Gamma Radiation Doses to Prevent Adult Emergence from Immatures of Mexican and West Indian Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae).
Guy J. Hallman and John W. Worley….967

Efficiency of Export Plant Quarantine Inspection by Using Injury Marks.
Kohji Yamamura and Hajime Katsumata….974

Survival of Red Flour Beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) on Concrete Partially Treated with Cyfluthrin.
Frank H. Arthur….981

Dose-Morality and Large-Scale Studies for Controlling Codling Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Eggs on `d'Agen' Plums by Using Methyl Bromide.
J. G. Leesch, J. S. Tebbets, D. M. Obenland, P. V. Vail, and J. C. Tebbets….988

Plant Resistance

Inheritance of Antibiosis to Sesamia nonagrioides (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Maize.
Maria Elena Cartea, Rosa Ana Malvar, Ana Butrn, Maria Isabel Vales, and Amando Ords….994

Identification of Sources of Plant Resistance to Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) by Three Bioassays. S. L. Lapointe, J. P. Shapiro, and K. D. Bowman….999