- Wireworm management I: stand protection versus wireworm mortality with wheat seed treatmentsRobert S Vernon
Pacific Agri Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Agassiz, British Columbia, Canada
J Econ Entomol 102:2126-36. 2009..This is an important consideration when choosing a suitable seed treatment to replace lindane, which historically provided both stand protection and wireworm reduction, and did not have to be applied every year...
- Soil bioassay for studying behavioral responses of wireworms (Coleoptera: Elateridae) to insecticide-treated wheat seedWillem G van Herk
Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Pacific Agri Food Research Center, Agassiz, British Columbia, Canada
Environ Entomol 36:1441-9. 2007..Wireworms exposed to Vitavax Dual (containing the organochlorine lindane) were not repelled after feeding and showed symptoms of illness for up to 28 d before making a full recovery (89%) or dying (11%)...
- Aggregation and mortality of Agriotes obscurus (Coleoptera: Elateridae) at insecticide-treated trap crops of wheatRobert S Vernon
Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, P.O. Box 1000, Agassiz, British Columbia, Canada V0M 1A0
J Econ Entomol 98:1999-2005. 2005..obscurus populations can be assembled and killed in fallowed fields in large numbers at treated trap crops of wheat over a 19-d period when planted in rows spaced 1 m apart at a linear seeding density of 1.5 seeds/cm...