American cockroaches show different individual “personalities” that relate to their fleeing behavior and preference for venturing into open spaces or remaining close to walls or other objects. A new study suggests these differences could be an evolutionary benefit for their collective fleeing response.
A study by entomologists in Italy found that the abundance of bark- and wood-boring beetles outside their native range but still within the same country is correlated with levels of trade at nearby sea ports, suggesting domestic sea transportation plays a role in insects' intra-country range expansion.
Most Essential oils don't work to control bed bugs, although there are a few exceptions
By removing potential breeding sites such as fallen fruit, population levels of invasive spotted wing drosophila could be reduced
By listening to sounds of the palm weevil, pest managers can determine how effective insecticides are working against the insect pest.