Recent Advances in Acarology  - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125922012, 9780323143936

Recent Advances in Acarology

1st Edition

Editors: J Rodriguez
eBook ISBN: 9780323143936
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1979
Page Count: 654
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Recent Advances in Acarology, Volume I, emerged from the V International Congress of Acarology held at Michigan State University in August 1978. It includes the contents of the symposia and a selection of contributions to the workshops and submitted paper sessions.
The book is organized into six parts. Part 1 focuses on the pest management of agricultural mites. Part 2 on the biology of spider mites presents contributions in the areas of male reproductive behavior, silk production, pheromones, the components of reproductive success, and the effects of nutrition and temperature on tetranychid development. Part 3 on stored product acarology includes papers that reflect a broad understanding of acarine biology, nutrition, biochemistry, systematics, and ecology. Part 4 is devoted to physiology, biochemistry, and toxicology. It includes reports on the use of low-energy laser-generated x rays to measure salt concentrations in ducts of living mites; the use of labeled butanediol in metabolism studies of acarid mites; and electron microscope studies of functional morphology of ticks. Part 5 on ecology, bionomics, and behavior includes studies on the developmental cycle of sponge-associated water mites; behavior of tick larvae in relation to C02; and the influence of maternal age on the sex ratio of the progeny of a tetranychid. Part 6 presents research on soil mite biology.

Table of Contents

Contents of Volume II




1. Pest Management of Agricultural Mites

Economic Injury Level Studies in Relation to Mites on Apple

Host Plant Resistance to Mite Pests of Cassava

Nitrogen Fertilization of Fruit Trees and Its Consequences for the Development of Panonychus ulmi Populations and the Growth of Fruit Trees

The Application of Simulation Models to Mite Pest Management

Aspects of the Functional, Ovipositional, and Starvation Response of Amblyseius fallacis to Prey Density

Management of Mite Pests of Cotton in Egypt

The Role of Insecticide-Resistant Phytoseiids in Integrated Mite Control in New Zealand

Mite Populations on Apple Foliage in Western Oregon

Resistance of Different Varieties of Sunflower and Safflower to Tetranychus turkestani in Southern Iran

Geographical Distribution of the Citrus Red Mite Panonychus citri and European Red Mite P. ulmi in Japan

Studies on Pesticide Resistance in the Phytoseiid Metaseiulus occidentalis in California

New Acaricides to Control Resistant Mites

New Pesticides: Chances of Discovery, Development, and Commercialization

Bionomics of Steneotarsonemus spinki Attacking Rice Plants in Taiwan

Acquisition and Retention of Pseudomonas marginata by Anoetus feroniarum and Rhizoglyphus robini

Mites from Plots Supplied with Different Quantities of Manures and Fertilizers

Effects of the Insecticide Diflubenzuron on Soil Mites of a Dry Forest Zone in British Columbia

2. Biology of Spider Mites

Reproductive Behavior and Sexual Selection in Tetranychine Mites

Some Possible Roles of Farnesol and Nerolidol in the Biology of Two Tetranychid Mites

Components of Reproductive Success in Spider Mites

Tetranychid Development Under Variable Temperature Regimes

Silk Production in Tetranychus (Acari: Tetranychidae)

Food Quality Influences on a Spider Mite Population

3. Stored Product Acarology

The Morpho-Species and Its Relationship to the Biological Species in the Genus Tyrophagus (Acaridae, Acarina)

Pyemotes tritici: Potential Biological Control Agent of Stored-Product Insects

The Control of Mites in Cheese Stores

The Effect of Some Juvenile Hormone Analogs on Tyrophagus putrescentiae

The Alarm Pheromone of Grain Mites and Its Antifungal Effect

Allelochemic Effects of Some Flavoring Components on the Acarid, Tyrophagus putrescentiae

Role of Acarina in the Stored Grain Ecosystem

Evolutionary Origins of Astigmatid Mites Inhabiting Stored Products

Spermatophore Production and Mating Behavior in the Stored Product Mites Acarus siro and Lardoglyphus konoi

Sterility Induced in "Copra Mite" Tyrophagus putrescentiae by Iodine Salts

Natural Regulation of Tarsonemus granarius Numbers in Stored Wheat Ecosystems—A Multivariate Assessment

Survival of Mites Associated with Growing Barley through Harvest and into Storage

Studies on the Mites of Stored Cereals in Yugoslavia

Studies on the Mites Infesting Stored Food Products on Taiwan

The Food and Drug Administration and Regulatory Acarology

4. Physiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology of Acari

Water and the Physiology of House Dust Mites

Metabolism of Butanediol in Tyrophagus putrescentiae

Toxins of the Australian Paralysis Tick Ixodes holocyclus

Control of Salivary Fluid Secretion in Ixodid Ticks

Cyclic Nucleotides, Calcium and Salivary Fluid Secretion in Ixodid Ticks

Mechanisms Contributing to Water Balance in Nonfeeding Ticks and Their Ecological Implications

Protein Digestion and Synthesis in Ixodid Females

Development of Resistance of Azinphosmethyl through Greenhouse Selection of the Predatory Mite Amblyseius fallacis and Its Prey Tetranychus urticae

Dominant and Recessive Inheritance of Organophosphorus Resistance in Two Strains of Tetranychus urticae

Nutritional Studies in Tetranychus urticae II. Development of a Meridic Diet

Dynamics of Calcium, Catecholamines and Cyclic AMP in Control of Salivary Fluid Secretion by Female Ixodid Ticks

Electrophysiological Responses of Two Types of Ammonia-Sensitive Receptors on the First Tarsi of Ticks

Functional Morphology and Cytochemical Localization of Chloride Ions and Ouabain Sensitive Phosphatase Activity in the Salivary Gland Transport Epithelia of Four Species of Ticks

Moulting Hormone Activity in the Fifth Nymphal Instar of the Tick Ornithodoros porcinus porcinus

5. Ecology, Behavior, and Bionomics of Acari

Diurnal Activity Behavior of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus in the Field

A Study of Diurnal Activity of Larvae of the Tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis

Interspecific Relations in Small Mammal Ectoparasites

The Development of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus Populations at Different Host Stocking Densities

The Biology of an Encyrtid Wasp Parasitizing Ticks in the Ivory Coast

Boophilus microplus and the Fire Ant Solenopsis geminata

Eriophyoidea in Biological Control of Weeds

Factors Affecting the Dispersal of Amblyseius fallacis in an Apple Tree Ecosystem

Laboratory Studies on the Food Habits of the Predaceous Mite Typhlodromus exhilaratus

Evaluation of Predatory Mites for Control of Spider Mites

Effectiveness of Arthropods in the Control of the Carmine Mite

Population Density Effects on Biology of Tetranychus arabicus, the Common Spider Mite in Egypt

The Influences of Age of Female Tetranychus kanzawai on Sex Ratio and Life Cycle of Its Progeny

Bioecology and Behavior of Yellow Jute Mite

Naiadacarus arboricola, A "K-Selected" Acarid Mite

Life Cycle of Aplodontopus micronyx (Sarcoptiformes: Chortoglyphidae) from Spermophilus tridecemlineatus (Sciuridae) in North America

The Ecology of Rhagidiidae

Effect of Burning Cast Crops on Soil Microfauna with an Evaluation of the Following Crop

Notes on the Ecology of Corticolous Epiphyte Dwellers 1. The Mite Fauna of Fruticose Lichens

The Acarine Community of Nests of Birds of Prey

The Developmental Cycle of Sponge-Associated Water Mites

Effects of Some Soil Features on a Uropodine Mite Community in the Massane Forest (Pyrenees-Orientales, France)

Mites Associated with Sweat Bees (Halictidae)

6. Recent Advances in Soil Mite Biology

Effects of Physical Parameters and Food Resources on Oribatid Mites in Forest Soils

Soil Mites in the Marine Environment

Soil Mite Community Diversity

Oribatid Mite Complexes as Bioindicators of Radioactive Pollution

Influence of Human Activities on Community Structure of Soil Prostigmata

Index of Contributors


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About the Editor

J Rodriguez

Jackelyn Rodriguez has over 28 years of experience that cover all facets of quality assurance and regulatory compliance. Ms Rodriguez is the President of Monarch Quality Systems Solutions, a consulting firm serving in the technical and regulatory compliance capacity for several Pharmaceutical, Biologics and Medical Device manufacturers. Her consulting activities place emphasis on all aspects of regulatory compliance, training, Mock FDA audits/assessments, regulatory affairs and various FDA-related activities. Ms Rodriguez has published numerous compliance-related articles and has been a global industry speaker and presenter on several compliance topics. Her wide-ranged experience and recognized expertise in these areas have acquired her guest speaker positions worldwide. She has worked closely with CDRH’s FDA HACCP team for both promotion of Risk Management, training of over 1000 individuals, and worked with the FDA in their pilot study created to introduce the new Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Inspection Technique to the Medical Device Industry.

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