American Journal of Entomology

Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2020

  • Scope to Maximise Rice Yellow Stem Borer Moth Catch in Delta Type Pheromone Traps

    Raga Palanisamy Soundararajan, Gnanadas Preetha, Amirtharaaj Vijayashanthi, Mannarsamy Prabakaran, Srinivasan Sithanantham, Kunchithapatham Ramaraju, Narayanan Muthukrishnan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 58-65
    Received: 13 October 2020
    Accepted: 29 October 2020
    Published: 23 November 2020
    Abstract: The yellow stem borer (YSB), Scirpophaga incertulas (Walker), is a major pest of rice in Asia and pheromone trapping technology is emerging as a promising eco-friendly IPM tool for more sustainably managing this pest. To identify more efficient trap design so to maximize the efficiency of attracting and retaining the male moths in pheromone-based t... Show More
  • Influence of the Conditions of Exposure of Pigs Carcasses (Sus scrofa domesticus L.) on the Egg-Laying Delay of Necrophagous Diptera in the Guinean Zone of Ivory Coast

    Kpama-Yapo Yapibie Carine Eurudice, Dao Hassane, Koffi Alexandre Franklin, Aboua Louis Roi Nondenot

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 66-73
    Received: 25 November 2020
    Accepted: 16 December 2020
    Published: 22 December 2020
    Abstract: A decaying cadaver is particularly attractive to necrophagous insects, more specifically Diptera. These are the first to lay their eggs on corpses. For the post mortem interval determination, the entomologist needs to know the precise time of the first egg-laying. The objective of this study is to determine the egg laying delay of these insects on ... Show More