American Journal of Entomology

Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Taxonomic and Faunistic Results on the Spilomelinae Guenée, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) from the Southern Arabian Peninsula with Descriptions of Three New Species

    Michael Seizmair

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 13 December 2020
    Accepted: 21 December 2020
    Published: 4 January 2021
    Abstract: The Spilomelinae Guinée, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) is known as the largest subfamily of the Pyraloidea with a wide distribution in the tropical and temperate zones. In the present study, new taxonomic and faunistic results on this subfamily are presented on the basis of material sampled in the south-western province Dhofar of Oman. In Dhofar th... Show More
  • Organic Tomato Production in Alabama: Host Preference of the Tomato Hornworm (Manduca quinquemaculata) and Performance of Selected Biopesticides

    Sonu Koirala B. K., Franklin Quarcoo, Kokoasse Kpomblekou-A, Desmond Mortley

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 10-17
    Received: 2 March 2021
    Accepted: 30 March 2021
    Published: 26 April 2021
    Abstract: Organic farming largely excludes the use of chemical fertilizers, synthetic pesticides, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics, and growth hormones. Organic food production in the Southeastern United States is low and not reflective of the national trend. Warm temperatures and high rainfall patterns in this region cause a rapid decomposition o... Show More