Monitoring and detection of the swede midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)

The Atrium, University of Guelph Institutional Repository

Monitoring and detection of the swede midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.author Hallett, Rebecca H.
dc.contributor.author Goodfellow, Shelia A.
dc.contributor.author Heal, James D.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-10T00:20:43Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-10T00:20:43Z
dc.date.issued 2007-10
dc.identifier.citation Hallett, Rebecca H., Goodfellow, Shelia A., Heal, James D. "Monitoring and detection of the swede midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)." Canadian Entomologist 139.5 (2007): 700-712
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/2491
dc.description.abstract In 2002, two types of light traps were compared against sticky yellow cards for efficiency and selectivity in capturing adult swede midge Contarinia nasturtii (Kieffer) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Incandescent light traps were more efficient at capturing swede midge than were sticky traps. Incandescent light traps were more selective than blacklight traps and required less time for processing of samples and identification of captured midges. Emergence (2003 and 2004) and pheromone (2004) traps were used to assess swede midge population dynamics. Captures from emergence traps indicate up to five overlapping emergence events for swede midge each year. Emergence traps captured swede midge earlier in the season than pheromone traps, but pheromone-trap captures continued later in the season than those in emergence traps. Pheromone traps are small and portable, easy to maintain, and capture significantly more swede midge than emergence traps.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Canadian Entomologist en_US
dc.subject Swede midge en_US
dc.subject Contarinia nasturtii en_US
dc.subject sticky traps en_US
dc.subject light traps en_US
dc.subject population dynamics en_US
dc.title Monitoring and detection of the swede midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) en_US
dc.type Article en_US


Files in this item

Files Size Format View
out.pdf 2.669Mb PDF View/Open

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Search the Atrium


Advanced Search

Browse

My Account