Cornell Entomology (@cornellento )

Cornell Entomology

Bio Official page for Cornell Universitys Department of Entomology.
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Twitter Web Client : The science behind why fireflies glow

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Twitter Web Client : The squash vine borer burrows into the stems and crowns of squash, zucchini, and pumpkin plants, causing wilting damage. A new guide in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management outlines a variety of management methods to combat the pest.…

Twitter Web Client : Virginia Tech researchers have discovered insights into how stink bugs use pheromones, which can be used to develop alternative pest controls.……

Twitter Web Client : This plant hopper is able to feed using specialized mouth parts that
can pierce the plant and suck up sap. Both nymphs and adults feed this way, on leaves, stems, and trunks.

#IPM #InvasiveSpecies (photo Greg Hoover)

Twitter Web Client : Perfect UV screen and lots of water to assist nematode soil entry. Prelim data showed positive results as long as the nemas were not in the tank too long.…