Journal of
Entomology and Nematology

  • Abbreviation: J. Entomol. Nematol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9855
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEN
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 130

Table of Content: January 2012; 4(1)

January 2012

Evaluation of new molecules against scarlet mite, Raoiella indica Hirst in arecanut

  Scarlet mite Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) is an important sucking pest on young arecanut palms during dry weather in areca growing tracts. The registered insecticides that provide adequate control of the pests need repeated application in higher doses which result in adverse effects on the environment and health. In order to circumvent the problems, replacement of conventional...

Author(s): B.K. Shivanna, B. Gangadhara Naik, R. Nagaraja, S. Gayathridevi, R. Krishna Naikand H. Shruthi

  • Article Number: E423F7010415

January 2012

Retracted: Electromagnetic radiation (EMR) clashes with honeybees

Apiculture has developed into an important industry in India as honey and bee-wax have become common products. Besides, honey bees do great environmental service by pollinating flowers. Bee keeping proves worthwhile from a monetary point of view as honey and wax command rewarding profits. In an average colony, there may be between 20000 to 31000 bees consisting normally of a queen and a few hundred drone. 90% of the...