Les Greenberg

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sex pheromone of queens of the slave-making ant, Polyergus breviceps
    Les Greenberg
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Chem Ecol 30:1297-303. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Queen sex pheromone of the slave-making ant, Polyergus breviceps
    Les Greenberg
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    J Chem Ecol 33:935-45. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Impact of ant control technologies on insecticide runoff and efficacy
    Les Greenberg
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 66:980-7. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Response of Argentine ants and red imported fire ants to permethrin-impregnated plastic strips: foraging rates, colonization of potted soil, and differential mortality
    Heather S Costa
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521 0314, USA
    J Econ Entomol 98:2089-94. 2005

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Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Sex pheromone of queens of the slave-making ant, Polyergus breviceps
    Les Greenberg
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Chem Ecol 30:1297-303. 2004
    ..In field trials, each compound alone was completely unattractive to males, whereas blends of the two compounds attracted hundreds of males within a couple of hours...
  2. ncbi request reprint Queen sex pheromone of the slave-making ant, Polyergus breviceps
    Les Greenberg
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    J Chem Ecol 33:935-45. 2007
    ..The ants produce exclusively the (R)-enantiomer of the alcohol, and the (S)-enantiomer has no biological activity, neither inhibiting nor increasing attraction to blends of methyl 6-methylsalicylate with the (R)-enantiomer...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of ant control technologies on insecticide runoff and efficacy
    Les Greenberg
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 66:980-7. 2010
    ..During 2007, houses were treated with bifenthrin or fipronil sprays following standard practices. During 2008, pin stream applicators, spray-free zones and restricting sprays to the house foundation were considered as management options...
  4. ncbi request reprint Response of Argentine ants and red imported fire ants to permethrin-impregnated plastic strips: foraging rates, colonization of potted soil, and differential mortality
    Heather S Costa
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521 0314, USA
    J Econ Entomol 98:2089-94. 2005
    ..In contrast, when a 1-cm-wide coil of the plastic was placed under the pot, no ants moved into the soil. The potential for use of these materials in nursery production is discussed...