Genomes and Genes
Summary: The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects or other animals.
Publications259 found, 100 shown here
- Integrated pest management (IPM): definition, historical development and implementation, and the other IPMLester E Ehler
Department of Entomology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Pest Manag Sci 62:787-9. 2006
- BiopesticidesDaniel L Sudakin
Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
Toxicol Rev 22:83-90. 2003..More recent developments in microbial pest control include the utilisation of other bacterial and fungal species that may competitively inhibit the growth of ..
- Ecoinformatics for integrated pest management: expanding the applied insect ecologist's tool-kitJay A Rosenheim
Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
J Econ Entomol 104:331-42. 2011..Experimental, observational, and ecoinformatics-based approaches may, if used together, provide more efficient solutions to problems in pest management than can any single approach, used in isolation...
- Household pesticide contamination from indoor pest control applications in urban low-income public housing dwellings: a community-based participatory researchChensheng Lu
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Landmark Center West Boston Massachusetts 02215, USA
Environ Sci Technol 47:2018-25. 2013..S. should accentuate the need for alternative pest management programs that incorporate safer and more sustainable protocols for pest controls...
- An infestation of 2,055 brown recluse spiders (Araneae: Sicariidae) and no envenomations in a Kansas home: implications for bite diagnoses in nonendemic areasRichard S Vetter
Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
J Med Entomol 39:948-51. 2002..Despite this, physicians from nonendemic recluse areas often diagnose brown recluse bites which, therefore, are unlikely to be correct...
- Application of the industrial hygiene hierarchy of controls to prioritize and promote safer methods of pest control: a case studyJustine Lew Weinberg
Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA, USA
Public Health Rep 124:53-62. 2009..advisors, conventional and organic growers, equipment manufacturers, county agricultural commissioners, pest control advisors, regulatory agencies, and others...
- Landscape structure influences modularity patterns in farm food webs: consequences for pest controlSarina Macfadyen
School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, United Kingdom
Ecol Appl 21:516-24. 2011..between species that utilize similar habitats, then ecosystem services to the crop components of the landscape, such as pest control by parasitoids originating in the non-crop vegetation, are less likely to occur on these farms.
- The use of aerial spraying to eliminate tsetse from the Okavango Delta of BotswanaP M Kgori
Tsetse Control Division, Maun, Botswana
Acta Trop 99:184-99. 2006....
- Pesticide poisoning of farm workers-implications of blood test results from VietnamSusmita Dasgupta
Development Economics Research Group, Infrastructure and Environment Unit, World Bank, 1818 H Street, Washington, DC MSN2 205, USA
Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:121-32. 2007..The provincial effects highlight the potential importance of negative externalities, and suggest that future research on pesticide-related damage should include information on local water, air and soil contamination...
- The population genetics of using homing endonuclease genes in vector and pest managementAnne Deredec
NERC Centre for Population Biology, Department of Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, Berks, United Kingdom
Genetics 179:2013-26. 2008..This strategy is probably less susceptible to escape mutants, especially when multiple X shredders are used...
- Comparison of pesticide levels in carpet dust and self-reported pest treatment practices in four US sitesJoanne S Colt
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Room 8112, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:74-83. 2004..Dust sampling provides an objective measure of specific compounds to which a person may have been exposed through personal use of a pesticide or by drift-in or track-in from outside, and avoids recall bias...
- Surveillance study of vector species on board passenger ships, risk factors related to infestationsVarvara A Mouchtouri
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
BMC Public Health 8:100. 2008..Pest species, ship areas facilitating infestations, and different risk factors related to infestations were identified in 21 ferries...
- Determinants of cockroach and mouse exposure and associations with asthma in families and elderly individuals living in New York City public housingGinger L Chew
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:502-13. 2006..Asthma prevalence is high in the inner city, and morbidity has been associated with cockroach and mouse allergens...
- Pesticide sales in low-income, minority neighborhoodsElizabeth J Carlton
Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Community Health 29:231-44. 2004..The EPA's phase-outs have nearly eliminated sales of chlorpyrifos, but the diazinon phase-out appears to be less effective...
- Do differences in food web structure between organic and conventional farms affect the ecosystem service of pest control?Sarina Macfadyen
School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, UK
Ecol Lett 12:229-38. 2009..in robustness to simulated species loss and we found no difference in percentage parasitism (natural pest control) across a variety of host species...
- Bedbugs: an old menace bites backGreg Laukhuf
University Hospitals of Cleveland in Ohio, USA
RN 70:29-32. 2007
- Urban pest control operators in AustraliaEwan MacFarlane
Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occup Environ Med 64:422-7. 2007
- Pesticide loadings of select organophosphate and pyrethroid pesticides in urban public housingRhona Julien
Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:167-74. 2008..Detection of several pesticides including banned or restricted use products in some public housing units, underscore the need for alternative pest management strategies that embrace the safe and judicious use of pest control products.
- Neuropeptide receptors as possible targets for development of insect pest control agentsMatthias B Van Hiel
Zoological Institute, Katholieke Unversitet Leuven, Belgium
Adv Exp Med Biol 692:211-26. 2010..a severe impact on human welfare and environment and thus force us to continuously develop novel agents for pest control. Neuropeptides constitute a very versatile class of bioactive messenger molecules that initiate and/or regulate ..
- Pyrethroids used indoor-ambient monitoring of pyrethroids following a pest control operationGabriele Leng
Institute of Hygiene, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
Int J Hyg Environ Health 208:193-9. 2005..particles (PM) were sampled before (T1) and 1 day (T2), 4-6 months (T3) as well as 10-12 months (T4) after a pest control operation (PCO)...
- Cancer incidence and mortality in a historical cohort of Australian pest control workersE Macfarlane
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne Victoria 3004, Australia
Occup Environ Med 66:818-23. 2009To determine the rates of mortality and incident cancer in a historical cohort of pest control operators.
- Pyrethroids used indoors--biological monitoring of exposure to pyrethroids following an indoor pest control operationGabriele Leng
Institute of Hygiene, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:85-92. 2003..57 persons before (T1) as well as 1 day (T2), 3 days (T3), 4-6 months (T4), and 10-12 months (T5) following a pest control operation (PCO) with pyrethroid containing products such as cyfluthrin, cypermethrin, deltamethrin or ..
- Ecological approaches and the development of "truly integrated" pest managementM B Thomas
Leverhulme Unit for Population Biology and Biological Control, Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology and CABI Bioscience, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berks, SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:5944-51. 1999..suggests that such approaches rarely yield satisfactory results and are unlikely to provide sustainable pest control solutions for the future...
- Survey of pest infestation, asthma, and allergy in low-income housingChanglu Wang
Department of Entomology, Purdue University, 901 W State St, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
J Community Health 33:31-9. 2008..To characterize the levels of pest infestation, residents' attitudes toward pest control, and the relationships among cockroaches, mice, cockroach allergen level, asthma and allergy rate in public ..
- Biological monitoring of pyrethroid exposure of pest control workers in JapanDong Wang
Department of Radiological and Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
J Occup Health 49:509-14. 2007Synthetic pyrethroids such as cypermethrin, deltamethrin and permethrin, which are usually used in pest control operations, are metabolized to 3-phenoxybenzoic acid (3-PBA) and excreted in urine...
- Vector-borne disease problems in rapid urbanization: new approaches to vector controlA B Knudsen
Division of Control of Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 70:1-6. 1992..In this way, vector control becomes a by-product of human development in the city environment. This is now a true challenge...
- Assessment of solar photocatalysis to purify on-site rinse waters from tractor cisterns used in grapevine pest control: field experimentationP Pichat
Laboratoire Photocatalyse, Catalyse et Environnement, CNRS UMR IFoS, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Ecully, France
Water Sci Technol 52:223-30. 2005..These field experiments have also demonstrated that the purifying prototype is robust, and easy to install and use on site by the wine grower...
- Alternative management tactics for control of Phyllotreta cruciferae and Phyllotreta striolata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on Brassica rapa in MassachusettsC L Andersen
Division of Entomology, Department of Plant, Soil, and Insect Science, University of Massachusetts, Agricultural Engineering Building, 250 Natural Resources Rd, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
J Econ Entomol 99:803-10. 2006..Removal of the outer two leaves of individual B. rapa plants reduced the total number of holes per plant by 40%, while only removing 15% of the leaf area...
- Direct and indirect impacts of integrated pest management on pesticide use: a case of rice agriculture in Java, IndonesiaJoko Mariyono
AVRDC ACIAR Integrated Disease Management Project, Tegal Indonesia
Pest Manag Sci 64:1069-73. 2008..This study aims to estimate the models of demand for pesticides and to analyse the impact of IPM technology on pesticide use. Aggregate cross-section time series data from 1990-1998 are used...
- [Techniques of diseases, insect pests and weeds control and their efficacy in bio-rational rice production]Baotong Li
College of Agronomy, Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang 330045, China
Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao 15:111-5. 2004..The residue of pesticides in rice was lower in the bio-control area than in the chemical control area, according with the demands of health target of green food...
- Mitigating exotic impacts: restoring deer mouse populations elevated by an exotic food subsidyDean E Pearson
Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Missoula, Montana 59801, USA
Ecol Appl 18:321-34. 2008..This work illustrates the importance of mechanistic understandings of community and population ecology for improving invasive species management...
- Tolerance of Steinernema feltiae (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae) to agrochemical productsR Campos-Herrera
Departamento de Agroecologia, Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales CCMA CSIC, C Serrano 115 dpdo, Madrid 28006, Spain
Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 72:693-6. 2007
- Optimization of metam sodium application by rotary spading injectionW T Runia
Applied Plant Research, P O Box 430, 8200 AK Lelystad, The Netherlands
Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 72:687-91. 2007..Although on this heavy infested field it was not possible to grow carrots without symptoms, after 600 l Monam the percentage of carrots without root-knot symptoms (net yield) was statistically higher than after 300 l Monam...
- Comparison of toxicological impacts of integrated and chemical pest management in Mediterranean greenhousesA Anton
Departament de Technologia Horticola, Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentària, Centre de Cabrils, Ctra de Cabrils s n 08348, Cabrils, Barcelona, Spain
Chemosphere 54:1225-35. 2004..This means that both CPM and IPM could be improved by a careful selection of pesticides. In order to improve the relative impact calculations, future research in pesticide transfer to food will be necessary...
- Defence against multiple enemiesK Poitrineau
Génétique et Environnement, ISEM, Universite Montpellier II, Montpellier 5, France
J Evol Biol 16:1319-27. 2003..We discuss possible implications of the existence of multiple enemies for conservation biology, biological control and chemical control...
- Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte: inconspicuous leaf beetle--formidable challenges to agricultureHans E Hummel
Justus Liebig University Giessen, Department of Organic Agriculture Karl Glöckner Strasse 21 C, DE 35394 Giessen, Germany
Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 72:7-32. 2007..The really unsolved question remains how to manage WCR sensibly, economically, and sustainably, and how and where to train a new generation of capable, reliable, all round entomological pest managers needed for the future...
- Estimation of dynamic rate parameters in insect populations undergoing sublethal exposure to pesticidesH T Banks
Center for Research in Scientific Computation, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 8205, USA
Bull Math Biol 69:2139-80. 2007..We use this continuous model to estimate time-dependent mortality parameters in an ordinary least-squares technique. Confidence intervals are given and results from tests for statistical significance of added parameters are presented...
- The emerging field of chemical genetics: potential applications for pesticide discoveryTerence A Walsh
Dow AgroSciences, 9330 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268, USA
Pest Manag Sci 63:1165-71. 2007..Some of the advantages and challenges in using chemical genetics approaches are reviewed...
- A situation in which a local nontoxic refuge promotes pest resistance to toxic cropsJemal Mohammed-Awel
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 31698, USA
Theor Popul Biol 71:131-46. 2007..We provide formulas for some important boundaries in parameter space...
- United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service research on alternatives to methyl bromide: pre-plant and post-harvestSally M Schneider
USDA ARS, San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center, Parlier, CA 93648, USA
Pest Manag Sci 59:814-26. 2003..Good progress on short-term alternatives is being made. These will be used as the foundation of integrated management systems which begin with pre-plant management decisions and continue through post-harvest processing...
- Perennial grass rotation: an effective and challenging tactic for nematode management with many other positive effectsTawainga W Katsvairo
University of Florida North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, Florida 32351, USA
Pest Manag Sci 62:793-6. 2006
- Contribution of non-agricultural pesticides to pesticide load in surface waterChristian Skark
Institut für Wasserforschung GmbH Dortmund, Zum Kellerbach 46, 58239 Schwerte, Germany
Pest Manag Sci 60:525-30. 2004..2% of the estimated amount applied annually in the investigated catchments. Non-agricultural pesticide use contributed more than two-thirds of the whole observed pesticide load in the tributaries and at least one-third in the River Ruhr...
- Weed control on hard surfaces in The NetherlandsCorné Kempenaar
Plant Research International, PO Box 16, NL 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
Pest Manag Sci 60:595-9. 2004..Both approaches can be effective...
- Insecticides and arable weeds: effects on germination and seedling growthM E Hanley
School of Biological Science, University of Southampton, UK
Ecotoxicology 14:483-90. 2005....
- Economic evaluation of the effects of planting date and application rate of imidacloprid for management of cereal aphids and barley yellow dwarf in winter wheatT A Royer
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
J Econ Entomol 98:95-102. 2005....
- Cover crops and natural vegetation mulch effect achieved by mechanical management with lateral rotary mower in weed population dynamics in citrusHéctor Alonso San Martín Matheis
Crop Science Department, ESALQ USP, Piracicaba, Brasil
J Environ Sci Health B 40:185-90. 2005..It was observed that the natural infestation showed a better weed control when compared with the other treatments, and that the broadcast fertilization, regardless of coverage used, presented a lower number of weeds...
- Strategies for management of Sicyos polyacanthus Cogn. (Cucurbitaceae) in sugarcane crops of Tucumán, ArgentinaSalvador Chaila
Facultad de Agronomía y Zootecnia, Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Argentina
J Environ Sci Health B 40:145-50. 2005..It appears that fallow, mulching, and rotation of crops is fundamental for eliminating seeds that live short time in the soil and increase the mortality rate of species...
- Population dynamics of weeds in no-tillage and conventional crop systemsAroldo Ferreira Lopes Machado
Departamento de Fitotecnia, Universidade Federal de Viçosa UFV, Vicosa, MG, Brazil
J Environ Sci Health B 40:119-28. 2005..Regardless of the maize use, the C. rotundus population and tuber bank, with prevailingly dormant tubers, was considerably reduced in no-tillage compared with the conventional system...
- Effects of plant densities and management of purple nutsedge on sugarcane yield and effect of growth stages and main way of herbicides contact and absorption on the control of tubersJulio Cezar Durigan
Departamento de Fitossanidade, FCAV UNESP, Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Environ Sci Health B 40:111-7. 2005..Average of the chain connected to original shoot showed 92, 95, and 65% of reduction with trifloxysulfuron-sodium + ametrine and surfactant, at the application stages "early," preflowering, and full flowering, respectively...
- Pest management research in the Agricultural Research Service of the United States Department of AgricultureNancy N Ragsdale
USDA, ARS, USA
Pest Manag Sci 59:597-9. 2003
- The lesser evils of battling round goby infiltrationKarim Kurji
Health Protection Division, York Region, Ont
CMAJ 174:1557. 2006
- Possible regulatory approaches to comparative risk assessment for pesticidesDavid Coggon
MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, University of Southampton, Southampton
Pest Manag Sci 62:790-2. 2006
- Toward safer fields: using AWPA's working arrangement provisions to enforce health and safety regulations designed to protect farmworkersLaura Lockard
Rev Law Soc Change 28:507-45. 2004
- A poisoned field: farmworkers, pesticide exposure, and tort recovery in an era of regulatory failureKeith Cunningham-Parmeter
Rev Law Soc Change 28:431-505. 2004
- Attractiveness of brown rice baits to non-target birds in harvested corn and soybean fieldsGeorge M Linz
US Department of Agriculture, Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, Great Plains Field Station, 2110 Miriam Circle, Bismarck, ND 58501, USA
Pest Manag Sci 60:1143-8. 2004..2, SE = 0.38) did not differ between treatments (P = 0.456). Our data show that small numbers of non-target birds visited the rice-baited plots. However, total number of different individual birds using the plots was unknown...
- Factors affecting the phase-out of pesticide use in public areas in DenmarkPalle Kristoffersen
Forest and Landscape Denmark, Rolighedsvej 23, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
Pest Manag Sci 60:605-12. 2004..The models used account for up to 30% of the total variations, meaning that the pesticide use of individual municipalities is very much influenced by other, non-definable factors such as tradition...
- United States Department of Agriculture-Agriculture Research Service research on targeted management of the Formosan subterranean termite Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)Alan R Lax
USDA ARS Southern Regional Research Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124, USA
Pest Manag Sci 59:788-800. 2003..An educational component of the program has provided reliable information to homeowners and pest-control operators that should help slow the spread of this organism and allow rapid intervention in those areas which it infests...
- United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service: advances in the molecular genetic analysis of insects and their application to pest managementAlfred M Handler
Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
Pest Manag Sci 59:728-35. 2003..The use of molecular genetic technology and strategies will become increasingly important to pest management as genomic sequencing information becomes available from important pest insects, their targets and other associated organisms...
- Fighting famine with ancestral agricultureLisa Saffron
Environ Health Perspect 110:A235. 2002
- Natural products that have been used commercially as crop protection agentsLeonard G Copping
Crop Protection Consultant, Saxon Way, Saffron Walden CB11 4EG, UK
Pest Manag Sci 63:524-54. 2007..Plant growth regulators and semiochemicals have been excluded from the review, as have living organisms that exert their effects by the production of biologically active secondary metabolites...
- Agricultural biosecurityJ K Waage
Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:863-76. 2008....
- Trends of pesticide use in The NetherlandsF M De Jong
Centre of Environmental Science, Leiden University, P.O. Box 9518, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Meded Rijksuniv Gent Fak Landbouwkd Toegep Biol Wet 66:823-34. 2001..On a per hectare basis, herbicides played a more important role, while one insecticide also featured...
- Pregnancy outcomes among farming households of Nueva Ecija with conventional pesticide use versus integrated pest managementLenore Crisostomo
Department of Health, College of Health, University of the Philippines, Ermita, Manila
Int J Occup Environ Health 8:232-42. 2002..17). Likewise, birth defects were significantly more common in the CPU group (adjusted risk ratio 4.56). Thus, people of reproductive age who plan to have children should avoid any use of pesticides...
- Impact of fipronil on crustacean aquatic organisms in a paddy field-fishpond ecosystemZ Shan
Department of Environmental Science, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, People s Republic of China
Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 70:746-52. 2003
- Farmers' perceptions of pesticides, and resultant health problems from exposuresMisa Kishi
Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health Food, USA
Int J Occup Environ Health 8:175-81. 2002..If public health professionals aim to change behaviors through interventions, they must employ appropriate methods, meet the community's priorities and values, and offer feasible alternatives...
- What impact will EPPO's new resistance risk assessment guideline have on selection pressure in the European Union?Paul K Leonard
BASF, Avenue Hamoir 14, B 1180 Brussels, Belgium
Pest Manag Sci 58:939-43. 2002..It is critical that all stakeholders in the crop protection process are made aware of the importance of resistance management and of complying with prescribed strategies...
- EU regulatory aspects of resistance risk assessmentUdo Heimbach
Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Messeweg 11 12, D 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
Pest Manag Sci 58:935-8. 2002....
- Effectiveness of municipal waste compost and its humic fraction in suppressing Pythium ultimumJ A Pascual
Department of Soil and Water Conservation and Organic Waste Management, Centro de Edafologia y Biologia Aplicada del Segura, CEBAS CSIC, P O Box 4195, 30080 Murcia, Spain
Microb Ecol 44:59-68. 2002..This was avoided if the chemical pesticide was reduced and replaced by organic amendments such as an MSW compost or its humic fraction...
- Role of research and regulation in 50 years of pest management in agriculture. Prepared for the 50th anniversary of the Journal of Agricultural and Food ChemistryWillis B Wheeler
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, University of West Florida, 19 West Garden Street, Suite 300, Pensacola, Florida 32501, USA
J Agric Food Chem 50:4151-5. 2002..There will be a continuing need for research-based approaches to pest control.
- Safety measures in the application of organophosphate insecticides on staked tomato crops using dragged hosesM E C Queiroz
Department of Crop Protection, Faculty of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, Brazil
Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 68:490-4. 2002
- Pesticide Environmental Accounting: a method for assessing the external costs of individual pesticide applicationsA W Leach
Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
Environ Pollut 151:139-47. 2008....
- New urban trees/pests interactions in EuropeJ M Rabasse
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Sophia Antipolis, FR 06 903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 71:339-46. 2006..The best solution for this problem should be classical biological control, which consists in the safe acclimatization of specific natural enemies of introduced pests; this method should be used systematically on a larger scale...
- Reducing vector-borne disease by empowering farmers in integrated vector managementHenk van den Berg
Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Bull World Health Organ 85:561-6. 2007..Most developing countries lack collaboration between the agricultural and health sectors to jointly address these problems...
- United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service research in application technology for pest managementL A Smith
USDA ARS, Application and Production Technology Research Unit, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
Pest Manag Sci 59:699-707. 2003..Research has indicated distinct field patterns favorable for weed growth and insect concentration, which can provide further assistance for targeted spraying...
- Software for pest-management science: computer models and databases from the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research ServiceR Don Wauchope
Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory, USDA ARS Tifton, GA, USA
Pest Manag Sci 59:691-8. 2003..However, rapid changes in the technology for information analysis and communication continually challenge our way of doing business...
- Integrated pest management models and their dynamical behaviourSanyi Tang
Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Bull Math Biol 67:115-35. 2005..Thus, we provide the first demonstration using mathematical models that an IPM strategy is more effective than classical control methods...
- Spider fauna in apple ecosystem of western Oregon and its field susceptibility to chemical and microbial insecticidesW I Bajwa
Integrated Plant Protection Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis 97331, USA
J Econ Entomol 94:68-75. 2001..5 g/100 liters) and permethrin (4.0 g/100 liters) were moderately to highly harmful (50-75% mortality) and their reduced rates (esfenvalerate 0.25-0.50 g and permethrin 0.4-0.8 g/100 liters) were selective to the spiders...
- United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service stored-grain areawide integrated pest management programPaul W Flinn
Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, USDA, ARS, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
Pest Manag Sci 59:614-8. 2003..This approach will reduce the frequency of fumigation while maintaining high grain quality. Minimizing the use of fumigant improves worker safety and reduces both control costs and harm to the environment...
- Sustainable agriculture and plant diseases: an epidemiological perspectiveChristopher A Gilligan
Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EA, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:741-59. 2008..Finally, some approaches towards embedding epidemiological models for the deployment of control in an economically plausible framework are presented...
- Pesticide use knowledge and practices: a gender differences in NepalKishor Atreya
Alternative Development and Research Center ADRC, GPO BOX 20078, Kathmandu, Nepal
Environ Res 104:305-11. 2007..It is strongly recommended to initiate gender-sensitive educational and awareness activities, especially on pesticide use practices and safety precautions...
- Overview of areawide programs and the program for suppression of codling moth in the western USA directed by the United States Department of Agriculture--Agricultural Research ServiceCarrol O Calkins
USDA ARS, Yakima Agricultural Research Laboratory, Wapato, WA 98951, USA
Pest Manag Sci 59:601-4. 2003..The acreage under mating disruption in the three states increased from 6000 hectares in 1994 to 54000 hectares in the year 2000...
- [Characterization of proteo-, chitino- and lipolytic enzymes of parasitic fungus Conidiobolus coronatus]Emilia Włóka
Instytucie Parazytologii im Witolda Stefańskiego PAN w Warszawie
Wiad Parazytol 56:83-5. 2010..Having on aim a possible use of C. coronatus in pest control, two ranges of temperatures were chosen: 20 degrees C--optimal temperature for the fungus growing and 30 ..
- A study of neurologic symptoms on exposure to organophosphate pesticides in the children of agricultural workersS K Rastogi
Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Indian J Occup Environ Med 14:54-7. 2010Pesticides are used extensively throughout the world in agriculture and in pest control as well as for community health purposes...
- Sources of exposure to and public health implications of organophosphate pesticidesKushik Jaga
VA Hudson Valley Healthcare System, Montrose Research Corporation, Montrose, New York 10523, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 14:171-85. 2003..Looking at the situation in the United States would serve to further emphasize the seriousness of organophosphate pesticide-related health issues in developing countries...
- Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) and clinical consequences of their bitesJerome Goddard
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Box 9775, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
JAMA 301:1358-66. 2009..Health consequences include nuisance biting and cutaneous and systemic reactions. The potential for bed bugs to serve as disease vectors and optimal methods for bed bug pest control and eradication are unclear.
- Trends in DDT and pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles gambiae s.s. populations from urban and agro-industrial settings in southern CameroonPhilippe Nwane
Organisation de Coordination pour la Lutte Contre les Endemies en Afrique Centrale, Yaounde, Cameroun
BMC Infect Dis 9:163. 2009Pyrethroid insecticides are widely used for insect pest control in Cameroon...
- Plant alpha-amylase inhibitors and their interaction with insect alpha-amylasesOctavio L Franco
Centro Nacional de Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia, Cenargen Embrapa, Brasilia DF, Brazil
Eur J Biochem 269:397-412. 2002..lectin-like, knottin-like, cereal-type, Kunitz-like, gamma-purothionin-like and thaumatin-like could be used in pest control. These classes of inhibitors show remarkable structural variety leading to different modes of inhibition and ..
- Survey of insect growth regulator (IGR) resistance in house flies (Musca domestica L.) from southwestern TurkeyHuseyin Cetin
Faculty of Arts and Science, Biology Department, Akdeniz University, 07058 Antalya, Turkey
J Vector Ecol 34:329-37. 2009..currently the fastest-growing class of insecticides, and in Turkey these products represent a new approach to pest control. In recent years, several IGRs were also registered for the control of the house fly, Musca domestica L...
- Long-term neurobehavioral health effects of methyl parathion exposure in children in Mississippi and OhioPerri Zeitz Ruckart
Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Environ Health Perspect 112:46-51. 2004..parathion (MP), an organophosphate pesticide licensed only for agricultural uses, was sprayed illegally for pest control in Mississippi and Ohio residences...
- Characterization of residential pest control products used in inner city communities in New York CityMegan K Horton
Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:291-301. 2011..A systematic assessment of active ingredients used for residential pest control is lacking...
- Methods of assessing neurobehavioral development in children exposed to methyl parathion in Mississippi and OhioPerri Zeitz
Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta Georgia, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:1079-83. 2002Methyl parathion (MP), an organophosphate pesticide, was sprayed illegally for pest control in U.S. residences and businesses in Mississippi and Ohio...
- Inhibition of neurogenic inflammation by the Amazonian herbal medicine sangre de gradoM J Miller
Department of Pediatrics, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, New York 12208, USA
J Invest Dermatol 117:725-30. 2001..This study was designed to determine if the Amazonian medicinal sangre de grado, confers benefit by suppressing the activation of sensory afferent nerves...
- Azadirachta indica A. Juss (neem) induced morphological changes on oocytes of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806) (Acari: Ixodidae) tick femalesSandra Eloisi Denardi
Departamento de Biologia I B UNESP, Av 24 A, Rio Claro, SP, Brazil
Exp Parasitol 126:462-70. 2010Many studies have been conducted with plants whose extracts have the potential to be used for pest control. One of these plants is Azadirachta indica (neem), whose main active ingredient is azadirachtin, a compound shown to have acaricide ..
- Effect of piperonyl butoxide on permethrin toxicity in the amphipod Hyalella aztecaErin L Amweg
Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 25:1817-25. 2006Piperonyl butoxide (PBO) is a synergist of pyrethroid pesticides found in many products for structural pest control, mosquito control, and home and garden uses...
- Verified and potential pathogens of predatory mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae)Conny Schütte
Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, P O Box 8031, 6700 EH, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Exp Appl Acarol 46:307-28. 2008..Pathogen-free phytoseiid mites are important to obtain high efficacy in biological pest control and to get reliable data in mite research, as pathogens may affect the performance of their host or alter their ..
- A cluster of children with seizures caused by camphor poisoningHnin Khine
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, 111 E 210th St, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
Pediatrics 123:1269-72. 2009..Still, many imported camphor-containing products fail to meet Food and Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency requirements for labeling and content...
- Evaluation of pesticide residue in grape juices and the effect of natural antioxidants on their degradation rateYolanda Pico
Laboratori de Bromatologia i Toxicologia, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
Anal Bioanal Chem 389:1805-14. 2007..However, fruit juices can also contain residues of pesticides used as standard pest control methods in crops...
- Methyl parathion: an organophosphate insecticide not quite forgottenKushik Jaga
Mount Sinai School Medicine, Dept of Psychiatry, 1425 Madison Ave, New York, New York 10029, USA
Rev Environ Health 21:57-67. 2006..in the late 1980s and early 1990s, toxic exposures were created by the illegal use of MP indoors by uncertified pest control operators...
- Complete WO phage sequences reveal their dynamic evolutionary trajectories and putative functional elements required for integration into the Wolbachia genomeKohjiro Tanaka
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 1 1 1 Higashi, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
Appl Environ Microbiol 75:5676-86. 2009..Recently, Wolbachia-mediated approaches to pest control and management have been proposed, but the application of these approaches has been hindered by the lack of ..
- Within- and between-home variability in indoor-air insecticide levels during pregnancy among an inner-city cohort from New York CityRobin M Whyatt
Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:383-9. 2007..Residential insecticide use is widespread in the United States, but few data are available on the persistence and variability in levels in the indoor environment...
- Pyrethroid insecticides and sediment toxicity in urban creeks from California and TennesseeErin L Amweg
Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
Environ Sci Technol 40:1700-6. 2006Pyrethroid pesticides have replaced organophosphates for many urban applications, including structural pest control, landscape maintenance, and residential home and garden use...
- Asthma and Lead Prevention in Chicago Public HousingRachel Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004..Long-term objectives are to implement and formalize Integrated Pest Management (effective pest control while minimizing the use and hazards of pesticides) Authority-wide, to improve the self-sufficiency of CHA ..
- Neurotoxicity of organophosphorus pesticides in developing guinea pigsWilliam Randall; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Organophosphorus (OP) pesticides are among the most heavily used pest control agents worldwide...
- Taste and feeding circuits in DrosophilaMICHAEL DOUGLAS GORDON; Fiscal Year: 2010..Furthermore, insect feeding drastically impacts human health through the destruction of crops and spread of disease. A better understanding of these behaviors will lead to new strategies for pest control.
- TRPA1: a polymodal sensor for aversive stimuliCraig Montell; Fiscal Year: 2013..understanding the mechanisms underlying avoidance behavior may provide important insights into insect pest control. A key group of receptor proteins that sense environmental stimuli are Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) ..
- CBH Partnership on Environmental Public Health Exploration and MitigationChensheng Lu; Fiscal Year: 2012..housing community and their residents by adopting an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) as their approach to pest control in order to reduce their pesticide exposure...
- Prenatal pyrethroid exposure and child mental, motor and behavioral developmentROBIN MARJORIE WHYATT; Fiscal Year: 2013..Pyrethroids have replaced OP for residential pest control. Use is increasing across the U.S. and is particularly high in New York City (NYC)...
- The effects of organophosphates on anxiety-related behavior and neurodevelopmentHolly Richendrfer; Fiscal Year: 2013..The results gathered from the proposed research have the capability to promote the development of alternative treatments for pest control and to augment dietary guidelines for the human population.
- Malaria Vector Population Genetic Division and Vector Competence in Hainan IslandLiwang Cui; Fiscal Year: 2013..on these observations, we hypothesize that recent intensive malaria vector control measures and agricultural pest control measures have caused a significant ecological species succession and population genetic bottleneck of malaria ..
- ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE-CATALYZED HYDROLYSISDaniel Quinn; Fiscal Year: 1991..Still other species specific AChe inhibitors are useful pest control agents...
- BIODEGRADABLE PESTICIDES BASED ON HORMONE METABOLISMBruce Hammock; Fiscal Year: 1980..in insect juvenile hormone (JH) metabolism will be investigated and this informaton in the development of pest control agents exploited. This aim will be accomplished by studying JH esterases and epoxide hydrases...
- Exposure Intervention in a Rural Pediatric Asthma CohortPeter Thorne; Fiscal Year: 2005..a household hygiene educational intervention, professional super cleaning, booster cleaning, and integrated pest control against a minimal intervention in the control group...
- CONTROL OF REPRODUCTIVE MATURATION: AN INSECT MODELGeorge Happ; Fiscal Year: 1991..Increased knowledge of the reproductive biology of these vectors may aid in the development and evaluation of pest control programs.
- IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCESROBERT SHIMP; Fiscal Year: 1990..These proposed renovations would bring these areas up to the standards in other facility areas as well as allow for better sanitation practices, adequate vermin and pest control and improve personnel working conditions.
- PEPTIDE CONTROL OF DEVELOPMENTWALTER BOLLENBACHER; Fiscal Year: 1980..objective of this research is to develop an alternative approach to the contemporary chemical means of insect pest control. This alternative involves the utilization of neurohormones as means of biological control, but its development ..
- METABOLISM AND HORMONES IN ARTHROPODSPeter Bryant; Fiscal Year: 1980..This could lead to the identification of a new endocrine control mechanism which might be exploitable in developing pest control techniques.
- HOME BASED ENVIRONMENTAL ADHERENCE TRIALPeyton Eggleston; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Impact of Environmental Pollutants on Breast Cancer and*Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Linking Breast Cancer Advocacy and Environmental JusticeJulia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Risk Factors for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2004..The study builds on the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study of invasive breast cancer and additional grants that currently support the proposed study of DCIS. ..
- INNER CITY COCKROACH ALLERGEN REDUCTION TRIALPeyton Eggleston; Fiscal Year: 2002..Roach intervention will consist of extermination from a professional pest control company combined with mattress covers and cleaning by professional home cleaners...
- High-throughput screening assay development for axonopathic neurodegerationNorbert Perrimon; Fiscal Year: 2006..The long term goal of this work is thus to understand better the causes of axonal destruction in neurodegenerative diseases, and to find drugs that can slow or prevent axonal degeneration from occurring. ..
- Viral Immunity in DrosophilaNorbert Perrimon; Fiscal Year: 2007..Because our insect virus system is sensitive to drugs that are used against human viruses, our studies may lead to the identification of novel antiviral compounds that may prove effective in mammalian cells. ..
- Network Topology in Cell SignalingNorbert Perrimon; Fiscal Year: 2008..Altogether, these studies will greatly advance our knowledge of signaling networks and their organization during signal transduction. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Population genetics of transgenes in mosquito vectorsFred Gould; Fiscal Year: 2008..A user-friendly form of the models as well as an accessible manual will be developed and placed on the internet. ..
- Host factors involved in bacterial pathogenesisNorbert Perrimon; Fiscal Year: 2009..tuberculosis and its human host. ..
- 2008 WESTERN ARGICULTURAL CONFERENCERichard Fenske; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Genetics of Wing and Cell-Size Evolution in NasoniaJohn Werren; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- GABAERGIC INSECTICIDE TOXICOLOGYJOHN CASIDA; Fiscal Year: 2002..More than 5,000,000,000 pounds of these channel blockers have been used for pest control in the past 50 years and they range in chlorine content from 52-73%...
- Predictors of Spatial Patterns in Urban Air PollutionJonathan Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CHOLINERGIC INSECTICIDE TOXICOLOGYJOHN CASIDA; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- ROLES OF HEPARAN SULFATE PROTEOGLYCANS IN SIGNALINGNorbert Perrimon; Fiscal Year: 2003..Because these pathways have also been implicated in various disease stages; e.g., oncogenesis, our studies may lead to novel ways to modulate specifically the activity of these signaling pathways. ..
- Validation of biomarkers of prenatal pesticides exposureRobin Whyatt; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- High-throughput screen:Listeria infection (RMI)Norbert Perrimon; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- TRANSGENIC ENGINEERING OF AEDINE MOSQUITOESMalcolm Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2005..This research will provide an exciting and much needed capability for significant enhancement of the basic research effort in mosquito genetics and physiology. ..
- DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROTOXICITY OF OP INSECTICIDESJanice Chambers; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Metabolism and Age-Related Organophosphate ToxicityJanice Chambers; Fiscal Year: 2005..These results will indicate the contribution of detoxication to toxicity level, and will allow more accurate predictions of age-related differences in toxicity. ..
- Modeling, Estimation and Control in HIV DynamicsH Banks; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Health care utilitzation in homeless peopleStephen Hwang; Fiscal Year: 2005..Findings will be relevant to health care providers, insurers, and others who share a responsibility for improving the health of Americans who are homeless. ..
- Prenatal Insecticide Exposures Among Urban MinoritiesRobin Whyatt; Fiscal Year: 2005..of the research are: (1) to assess the change over time in the mix of pesticides being used for residential pest control among a cohort of urban minority women from New York City during pregnancy and (2) to evaluate the extent of ..
- Conference on Cell Polarity & Asymmetric Cell DivisionsNorbert Perrimon; Fiscal Year: 2004..The goal of the meeting is to bring together the leading experts that study the mechanism of cell polarization and cell asymmetry to discuss emerging concepts. ..
- Healthy Homes II: Environmental/Clinical Asthma ControlJames Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Organophosphorus Pesticide ToxicologyJOHN CASIDA; Fiscal Year: 2006..Knowledge gained on OP pesticide toxicology is also applicable to OP nerve gases as chemical warfare and terrorism agents. ..
- Healthy Homes & Community for High Point FamiliesJames Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2006..Throughout these activities, the project will support the capacity of residents to assess, understand and address environmental issues affecting High Point in order to become empowered to act on them. ..
- Pesticide Toxicity to the Nervous and Endocrine SystemsJanice Chambers; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- OPTICAL ASSESSMENT OF DERMAL EXPOSURE AND ABSORPTIONRichard Fenske; Fiscal Year: 2002....