By Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé
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A nutritional function is also possible. Transport of sperm out of storage can be facilitated by the secretions of the spermathecal gland, which presumably activate quiescent sperm to move toward the primary reproductive tract. One potential function of female accessory glands that has been explored only slightly is the production of hormonelike substances that modulate reproduction functions. Production of Egg Coverings Female accessory glands that produce protective coverings for eggs are termed colleterial glands.
For IPM to succeed, entomologists have had to return to the basics and again refocus their efforts on the study of insect biology. Agricultural entomology has come full circle as new generations of entomologists endeavor to reﬁne knowledge of the group of animals that remain humans’ most serious competitors. Price, P. W. (1997). ” Wiley, New York. Schowalter, T. D. (2000). ” Academic Press, San Diego, CA. Alderﬂy see Megaloptera Amber George Poinar Jr. Oregon State University A mber is a fossilized resin ranging from several million to 300 million years of age.
Flint’s Destructive and Useful Insects Discovery of DDT and beginning of the insecticide era First report of insect resistance to DDT Term “pheromone” coined by P. Karlson and P. E. E. E. 1100 1758 18th and 19th centuries 1831 1858 1888 106 86 72 61 54 45 1894 1914 1928 1939 1946 1959 48 32 20 5 1962 1968 1980s 1990s Based in part on Norris et al. (2003). DeBach, one of the leading biological control specialists of the twentieth century. The California red scale, Aonidiella aurantii, is a serious pest of citrus in California and other citrus-producing areas of the world.