American Journal of Entomology

Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2019

  • Invitro Treatment of Blue Ticks Using a Phytosubstance

    Nyembezi Mgocheki, Jenias Ndava

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 66-69
    Received: 4 June 2019
    Accepted: 4 July 2019
    Published: 25 November 2019
    Abstract: Ticks are some of the most devastating ectoparasites of livestock causing several tick borne diseases. Management of ticks is increasing getting difficulty using synthetic acaricides due their rapid tolerance to the synthetic acaricides. Botanical acaricides are now used as an alternative management strategy to curb such problems. The blue tick, Rh... Show More
  • Fertility Life Table of Leucoptera coffeella (Guérin-Mèneville) (Lepidoptera: Lyonetiidae) at Seven Temperatures in Coffee

    Marisol Giraldo-Jaramillo, Javier Garcia-Gonzalez, Johanna Bajonero Rugno

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 70-76
    Received: 12 September 2019
    Accepted: 4 October 2019
    Published: 10 December 2019
    Abstract: Coffee leaf miner Leucoptera coffeella (Guérin-Mèneville, 1842) (Lepidoptera: Lyonetiidae) it is a one biggest insect pest of coffee in American continent coffee plantations, due to its generalized occurrence, since all coffee varieties are susceptible to attack, and the economic damage caused, which can involve production losses up to 50%. The pre... Show More