American Journal of Entomology

Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2018

  • Influence of Insecticides on Oviposition Behavior of Western Tarnished Plant Bug on Strawberry

    Shimat Villanassery Joseph, Mark Bolda

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 36-41
    Received: 5 November 2018
    Accepted: 19 November 2018
    Published: 10 December 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.aje.20180204.11
    Abstract: Western tarnished plant bug, Lygus hesperus Knight (Hemiptera: Miridae), is a serious insect pest of strawberry in California. Several effective insecticides are applied to manage L. hesperus in strawberry. These insecticides can induce behavioral changes to L. hesperus oviposition such as deterrence and avoidance which are poorly understood in str... Show More
  • Diagnostic Study of Planting Time on Sorghum Stalk Borer Infestation and Damage in West Hararghe, Oromia Region, Ethiopia

    Abdela Usmael, Abubaker Terbush, Gebeyehu Chala, Kinde Lamessa

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 42-47
    Received: 30 October 2018
    Accepted: 5 December 2018
    Published: 22 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.aje.20180204.12
    Abstract: Sorghum is the first most important cereal crop in West Hararghe. However, national figure of grain production still remains below than the world's average grain production per unit area due to different biotic and a biotic factor. Among the biotic factors, stalk borer was considered to be the most important insect pests of sorghum and maize in all... Show More