Accession Number : AD0769838

Title :   Biology, Ecology and Control of 'Musca sorbens'.

Descriptive Note : Annual technical progress rept. no. 3,

Corporate Author : HAWAII UNIV HONOLULU DEPT OF ENTOMOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Mitchell,Wallace C. ; Tamashiro,Minoru ; Mau,Ronald F. L. ; Okada,Edwin S.

Report Date : 02 NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Studies on the biology and ecology of Musca sorbens, the Dog Dung Fly, are continuing to obtain necessary information for the development of an effective control measure. Life table and adult emergence studies were initiated and are nearing completion. Adult movement studies are continuing and the analysis of seasonal and relative abundance data is nearly completed. An integrated control program, utilizing several methods, is being considered. A brief discussion of research results is reported.

Descriptors :   *Insect control, *Musca, *Ecology, *Biology, Entomology, Life cycles, Distribution, Diptera

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE