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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Establishment and Spread of Pseudacteon Curvatus in Tennessee

Authors
item Parkman, Patrick - UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
item Vail, Karen - UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
item Rashid, Tahir - UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
item Oliver, Jason - TENN STATE UNIVERSITY
item Pereira, Roberto
item Porter, Sanford
item Shires, Mark - AMES PLANTATION
item Haun, Gray - TENN DEPT AGRIC
item Powell, Steve - TENN DEPT AGRIC
item Thead, Larry
item Vogt, James

Submitted to: Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: December 29, 2005
Publication Date: January 15, 2006
Citation: Parkman, P., Vail, K., Rashid, T., Oliver, J., Pereira, R.M., Porter, S.D., Shires, M., Haun, G., Powell, S., Thead, L.G., Vogt, J.T. 2006. Establishment and Spread of Pseudacteon curvatus in Tennessee. 2005 Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. 111-112. Gulfport, MS. March 22-24, 2005.

Technical Abstract: All of the release sites were pastures witht he exception of the 2003 Franklin release of P. Curvatus which was made at an ornamental nursery, and the 2004 release which was made at a cemetery. All releases of P. curvatus were of the Los Flores biotype except for the July 2004 release in Hamilton Co. where the Formosan biotype was released and Monroe counties in 2000 and 2001 yielded no adult flies and the releases were considered failures. Collections of P. curvatus at the Franklin Co. pasture release site in July and August 2003 indicated the flies released the previous year had successfully overwintered and were established. Oly one P. tricuspis adult has been collected: at the Franklin Co. release site in July 2003.

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