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ISRN Entomology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 175827, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/175827
Research Article

Composition, Repellent, and Insecticidal Activities of Two South American Plants against the Stored Grain Pests Tribolium castaneum and Tribolium confusum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)

1Laboratorio de Zoología de Invertebrados II, Departamento de Biología, Bioquímica y Farmacia, San Juan 670, Universidad Nacional del Sur, B8000CPB Bahía Blanca, Argentina
2Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Avenida Rivadavia 1917, C1033AAJ Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
3Instituto de Química del Sur (INQUISUR), Avenida Alem 1253, Universidad Nacional del Sur, B8000CPB Bahía Blanca, Argentina

Received 8 November 2013; Accepted 24 December 2013; Published 20 February 2014

Academic Editors: C. Abramson and M. V. Micieli

Copyright © 2014 Verónica Benzi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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