Economic Entomology

Beneficial insects, nematodes not harmed by genetically modified, insect-resistant crops

However, concerns about Bt crops still exist. Now two new studies using more exacting methods show that Bt crops have no negative effects on two beneficial…

The invasive Turkestan cockroach is displacing the oriental cockroach in the southwestern US

In 1978, the Turkestan cockroach was first reported at Sharpe Army Depot in Lathrope, CA, and it is now widely distributed throughout California and urban…

New rearing method may help control of the western bean cutworm

However, in an article in the Journal of Economic Entomology called “Evaluation of Tolerance to Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins Among Laboratory-Reared Western…