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dc.contributor.author Taniguchi, Glenn Y. en_US
dc.contributor.author Ota, Asher K. en_US
dc.contributor.author Kawate, Michael K. en_US
dc.contributor.author Rohrbach, Kenneth G. en_US
dc.contributor.author Uchida, Grant K. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-07T01:00:42Z en_US
dc.date.available 2007-06-07T01:00:42Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2003-11 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Taniguchi GY, Ota AK, Kawate MK, Rohrbach KG, Uchida GK. 2003. Preliminary field tests on the suitability of Amdro and Distance in ant bait container for control of the big-headed ant, Pheidole megacephala (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 36:129–133. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0073-134X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/110 en_US
dc.description Scientific note. en_US
dc.description.abstract Studies were conducted to (1) select a suitable brand of bait container for use in the control of big-headed ant in an agricultural situations, (2) determine the short-term effects environmental conditions on the potency of Amdro in a suitable bait container, and (3) to compare the effectiveness under field conditions of various spacings of bait containers using Distance and Amdro in sequence. Perimeter Patrol System bait container was selected as the most suitable for field use based on the capacity to contain sufficient amounts of Amdro, lower cost, smaller size, low profile shape, and ease of handling. Potency of Amdro was retained in the Perimeter Patrol System container for a period of twelve weeks. Bait containers spaced at 15.24 m apart in a field plot had the best control compared with 7.62 and 30.48 m spacings. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher Hawaiian Entomological Society en_US
dc.subject Pheidole megacephala en_US
dc.subject insect control en_US
dc.subject baits en_US
dc.subject baiting en_US
dc.subject hydramethylnon en_US
dc.subject containers en_US
dc.subject insect traps en_US
dc.subject spatial distribution en_US
dc.subject environmental factors en_US
dc.subject pesticide persistence en_US
dc.subject degradation en_US
dc.subject field experimentation en_US
dc.subject Hawaii en_US
dc.title Preliminary Field Tests on the Suitability of Amdro and Distance in Ant Bait Container for Control of the Big-Headed Ant, Pheidole megacephala (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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