Stink Bugs of Economic Importance in America North of Mexico

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CRC Press, Dec 12, 2010 - Science - 272 pages
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Many scientists have reported an extensive amount of information on the biology, life history, and damage potential of stink bugs. However, this information is scattered among numerous journals, periodicals, and other publications. Stink Bugs of Economic Importance in America North of Mexico brings together the applied and nonapplied literature in one complete and concise format.
The book gives you:
  • Section by section discussions of various economic stink bug species and damage to individual crops
  • Separate tables of host plants organized by common name, scientific name, and family name
  • General biology for each economic stink bug species
  • Strategies for the control of destructive species
  • Keys for identification of stink bug species
  • Numerous unique line drawings
  • Over 700 references on stink bug publications
    Written by two top-notch researchers whose experience is complementary, the book examines these constant pests. The first comprehensive resource on this fascinating and destructive group of insects, Stink Bugs of Economic Importance in America North of Mexico provides you with a reference that you can use in the laboratory or in the field for easy identification of pentatomids.
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    Contents

    General Introduction to Stink Bugs
    1
    12 Damage to Plants
    3
    13 General Life History
    4
    Major Crops Attacked
    7
    22 Cowpea
    10
    24 Sorghum
    11
    25 Rice
    12
    26 Wheat
    13
    5643 Apple and Apricot
    125
    62 Life History
    129
    621 Mating Behavior
    130
    64 Descriptions of Immature Stages
    131
    6512 Damage
    132
    652 Corn
    134
    653 Tobacco
    135
    655 Cotton
    136

    27 Alfalfa
    14
    29 Macadamia
    16
    212 Tomato
    17
    Superfamily Pentatomoidea Leach Keys for Identification and Introduction to Pest Species
    37
    33 Family Pentatomidae Leach
    38
    34 Subfamily Pentatominae Leach
    39
    𝑵𝒆𝒛𝒂𝒓𝒂 𝒗𝒊𝒓𝒊𝒅𝒖𝒍𝒂 𝐋
    70
    41 Introduction
    71
    421 Mating Behavior and Subsequent Development of Offspring
    73
    422 Japanese Studies
    74
    423 Natural Control
    75
    424 Scent Gland Secretions
    77
    425 Effects of Biotic And Abiotic Factors on Populations
    78
    44 Descriptions of Immature Stages
    80
    45 Economic Importance
    81
    4512 Damage
    82
    452 Cowpea
    86
    454 Pecan
    87
    4542 Damage
    88
    4543 Discovery of Relationship Between 𝑵𝒆𝒛𝒂𝒓𝒂 𝒗𝒊𝒓𝒊𝒅𝒖𝒍𝒂 Kernel Spot and Black Pit
    89
    455 Macadamia
    91
    456 Rice
    92
    458 Sorghum
    93
    4511 Tobacco
    94
    451 3 Other Crops
    95
    51 Introduction
    102
    53 𝑬𝒖𝒔𝒄𝒉𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒖𝒔 𝑺𝒆𝒓𝒗𝒖𝒔 Say
    103
    533 Laboratory Investigations
    104
    53512 Damage
    105
    5352 Alfalfa
    106
    5353 Pecan
    107
    53542 Damage
    108
    5356 Peach
    109
    53562 Damage
    110
    53582 Damage
    112
    53592 Damage
    113
    53510 Other Crops
    114
    543 Laboratory Investigations
    115
    5453 Peach
    116
    55 𝑬𝒖𝒔𝒄𝒉𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒖𝒔 𝑻𝒓𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒈𝒎𝒖𝒔 Say
    117
    553 Laboratory Investigations
    118
    55522 Damage
    119
    5621 Mating Behavior
    120
    56412 Damage
    122
    5642 Pear
    124
    656 Other Crops
    138
    71 𝑶𝒆𝒃𝒂𝒍𝒖𝒔 𝒑𝒖𝒈𝒏𝒂𝒙 𝒑𝒖𝒈𝒏𝒂𝒙 Fab
    141
    7121 Mating Behavior
    142
    714 Descriptions Of Immature Stages
    143
    71512 Number of Generations Annually
    147
    What Is It?
    148
    715141 Description of Kernel Discoloration
    149
    715142 Relationship Between 𝑶𝒆𝒃𝒂𝒍𝒖𝒔 𝒑 𝒑𝒖𝒈𝒏𝒂𝒙 Pecky Rice and Fungi
    150
    71515 Effects of 𝑶𝒆𝒃𝒂𝒍𝒖𝒔 𝒑 𝒑𝒖𝒈𝒏𝒂𝒙 on Yield and Quality
    151
    7152 Sorghum
    153
    77522 Damage
    154
    7153 Wheat
    155
    7154 Soybean
    156
    72412 Damage
    157
    𝑪𝒉𝒍𝒐𝒓𝒐𝒄𝒉𝒓𝒐𝒂
    158
    81 Taxonomic Problems
    159
    82 𝑪𝒉𝒍𝒐𝒓𝒐𝒄𝒉𝒓𝒐𝒂 𝒍𝒊𝒈𝒂𝒕𝒂 Say
    160
    8221 Mating Behavior
    161
    825 Economic Importance
    162
    82522 Damage
    163
    832 Life History
    165
    833 Laboratory Investigations
    166
    834 Descriptions of Immature Stages
    167
    83522 Damage
    168
    8354 Cotton Barley Sorghum
    169
    8355 Sugar Beet
    170
    921 Mating Behavior
    173
    93 Laboratory Investigations
    174
    1021 Natural Control
    177
    105 Economic Importance
    178
    Management Tactics for Stink Bugs
    182
    122 Control Practices
    184
    1223 Cultural Control
    186
    12232 Location of Host Plants
    187
    12233 Timing of Planting Date and Plant Maturation
    189
    12236 Resistant Varieties
    190
    12237 Clean Culture
    191
    1224 Chemical Control
    192
    12241 Application of Insecticides
    193
    12242 When Should Insecticides be Used? Sampling and Economic Thresholds
    194
    12243 Negative Effects of Insecticides
    198
    123 Conclusions
    199
    124 Future Outlook
    200
    Index
    242
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