Journal of Economic Entomology Volume 92 Number 3, June 1999


Arthropods in Relation to Plant Disease

European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) Larvae as Vectors of Fusarium moniliforme, Causing Kernel Rot and Symptomless Infection of Maize Kernels.
E. A. Sobek and G. P. Munkvold: 503

Insecticide Resistance and Resistance Management

Relative Fitness of Colorado Potato Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Resistant and Susceptible to the Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3A Toxin.
Andrei V. Alyokhin and David N. Ferro: 510


Nonrecovery of Fertility in Partially Sterile Male Phthorimaea operculella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
Hayat Makee and George Saour: 516

Apiculture and Social Insects

Selective Breeding of Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Africanized Areas.
Ernesto Guzmn-Novoa and Robert E. Page, Jr.: 521

Evaluation of a Formic Acid Formulation for the Fall Control of Varroa Jacobsoni (Acari: Varroidae) in Colonies of the Honey Bee Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in a Temperate Climate.
Nicholas W. Calderone and Medhat E. Nasr: 526

Biological and Microbial Control

Comparison of the Activity Enhancement of a Baculovirus by Optical Brighteners Against Laboratory and Field Strains of Choristoneura occidentalis (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).
S. Y. Li and I. S. Otvos: 534

Infectivity, Distribution, and Persistence of the Entomopathogenic Nematode Steinernema carpocapsae All Strain (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae) Applied by Sprinklers or Boom Sprayer to Dry-Pick Cranberries.
A. E. Hayes, S. M. Fitzpatrick, and J. M. Webster: 539

Susceptibility of Different Instars of European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to Diet Containing Bacillus thuringiensis.
Fangneng Huang, Lawrent L. Buschman, and Randall A. Higgins: 547

Ecology and Behavior

Influence of Maturity Stage of Grape Berries on the Development of Lobesia botrana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Larvae.
M. Savopoulou-Soultani, N. Nikolaou, and P. G. Milonas: 551

Effects of Ultraviolet-Absorbing Greenhouse Plastic Films on Flight Behavior of Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) and Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae).
Heather S. Costa and Karen L. Robb: 557

Artificial Rearing Antimicrobials as Selecting Factors of Adh Alleles in Bactrocera (Dacus) oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae).
M. A. Konstantopoulou, A. P. Economopoulos, and D. G. Raptopoulos: 563

Fecundity and Longevity of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): Effects of Multiple Mating.
Maolin Hou and Chengfa Sheng: 569

Effects of Lure Dose on Efficacy of Pheromone Traps for Monitoring Argyrotaenia citrana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in California Apple Orchards.
Kathleen R. Walker and Stephen C. Welter: 574

Sampling and Biostatistics

Field Evaluation of Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Female Selective Attractants for Use in Monitoring Programs.
Byron I. Katsoyannos, Robert R. Heath, Nikos T. Papadopoulos, Nancy D. Epsky, and Jorge Hendrichs: 583

Method of Assessing the Fertility of Wild Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) Females for Use in Sterile Insect Technique Programs.
Byron I. Katsoyannos, Nikos T. Papadopoulos, Nikos A. Kouloussis, Robert Heath, and Jorge Hendrichs: 590

Statistical Methods to Assessing Responses Over Time in Bioassays with Mixtures.
Haiganoush K. Preisler, Jacqueline L. Robertson, Kelli Hoover, and Bill F. McCutchen: 598

Household and Structural Insects

Foraging Populations and Territories of Reticulitermes speratus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae).
Kunio Tsunoda, Hiroaki Matsuoka, Tsuyoshi Yoshimura, and Masahiko Tokoro: 604

Effect of Available Food Size on Search Tunnel Formation by the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae).
Justin C. Hedlund and Gregg Henderson: 610

Variation in Hydramethylnon Susceptibility Among Insecticide-Resistant German Cockroaches (Blattodea: Blattellidae).
Steven M. Valles and Richard J. Brenner: 617


Development of an Economic Injury Level for European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on Corn Grown for Silage.
Scott W. Myers and John L. Wedberg: 624

Forest Entomology

Seasonal Effect on Reproductive Performance of Monochamus carolinensis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Reared in Pine Logs.
Suleyman Akbulut and Marc J. Linit: 631

Comparison of Methods for Monitoring Mindarus abietinus (Homoptera: Aphididae) and Their Potential Damage in Christmas Tree Plantations.
Paula K. Kleintjes, Erica E. Lemoine, John Schroeder, and Michelle J. Solensky: 638

Laboratory Evaluation of Plant-Derived Antifeedants Against the Pine Weevil Hylobius abietis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
Kier D. Klepzig and Fredrik Schlyter: 644

Horticultural Entomology

Entomopathogenic Nematodes to Control Black Vine Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Strawberry.
Michael Wilson, Peter Nitzsche, and Peter W. Shearer: 651

Transmission of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Geminivirus to Imidacloprid Treated Tomato Plants by the Whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae).
Galina Rubinstein, Shai Morin, and Henryk Czosnek: 658

Citrus Bud Mite (Acari: Eriophyidae): an Economic Pest of California Lemons?
J. Daniel Hare, M. Rakha, and P. A. Phillips: 663

Stored Product and Quarantine Entomology

Bioactivities of Safrole and Isosafrole on Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae).
Yan Huang, Shuit Hung Ho, and R Manjunatha Kini: 676

Thermal Death Kinetics in Eggs and Larvae of Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Comparative Thermotolerance to Three Other Tephritid Fruit Fly Species in Hawaii.
Eric B. Jang, Janice T. Nagata, Harvey T. Chan, Jr., and William G. Laidlaw: 684

Activity of the Entomopathogenic Fungus Beauveria bassiana (Deuteromycota: Hyphomycetes) Against Three Coleopteran Pests of Stored Grain.
William C. Rice and Robert R. Cogburn: 691

Effect of Temperature on Residual Toxicity of Cyfluthrin Wettable Powder.
Frank H. Arthur: 695

Plant Resistance

Mechanisms of Resistance to Whitefly-Induced Squash Silverleaf Disorder in Zucchini.
Yasmin J. Cardoza, Heather J. McAuslane, and Susan E. Webb: 700

Mechanism of Resistance to the Colorado Potato Beetle in Wild Solanum Species.
Y. Pelletier, G. Grondin, and P. Maltais: 708

Comparison of Screening Techniques for Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Host-Plant Resistance.
Robert J. Knutson, Bruce E. Hibbard, B. Dean Barry, Vincent A. Smith, and Larry L. Darrah: 714

Damage and Grain Yield Losses Caused by European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Early Maturing European Maize Hybrids.
M. Bohn, R. C. Kreps, D. Klein, and A. E. Melchinger: 723

Ear Resistance of Sweet Corn Populations to Sesamia nonagrioides (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
Pablo Velasco, Rosa Ana Malvar, Pedro Revilla, Ana Butrn, and Amando Ords: 732

Interactions Between Cowpea Weevil (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) Populations and Vigna (Leguminosae) Species.
Richard E. Shade, Larry L. Murdock, and Laurie W. Kitch: 740

Comparison of Silk Maysin, Antibiosis to Corn Earworm Larvae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and Silk Browning in Crosses of Dent [times] Sweet Corn.
B. Z. Guo, N. W. Widstrom, B. R. Wiseman, M. E. Snook, R. E. Lynch, and D. Plaisted: 746