The cockroach learns to avoid insecticides
D. A. Reierson
Authors AffiliationsWalter Ebeling is Entomologist and Professor, Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles; Donald A. Reierson is Laboratory Technician, Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles.
Hilgardia 23(2):12-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n02p12. February 1969.
“Choice box” for testing the repellency of insecticides to cockroaches. Back half of box is covered with fiberboard, creating preferred dark refuge for cockroaches. However, repellent insecticides will result in some of the insects learning to avoid the dark area before picking up a lethal dose.
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