Some recent Experiments in the Control of the Cabbage Maggot Chortophila Brassicae Bouche)

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Experiments with a number of compounds for the control of the cabbage maggot, Chortephila brassicae for a period of eight years have shown that considerable latitude in the use of corrosive sublimate is allowable and that even under adverse weather conditions there is no necessity of applying the treatment until several days after the flies appear. It has also been demonstrated that the application remains effective for some time; the same is true of treatments with creosote or anthracene oil dust, though not to the same extent.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: February 1, 1923

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  • Journal of Economic Entomology is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The journal publishes articles on the economic significance of insects and is divided into the following sections: apiculture & social insects; arthropods in relation to plant disease; forum; insecticide resistance and resistance management; ecotoxicology; biological and microbial control; ecology and behavior; sampling and biostatistics; household and structural insects; medical entomology; molecular entomology; veterinary entomology; forest entomology; horticultural entomology; field and forage crops, and small grains; stored-product; commodity treatment and quarantine entomology; and plant resistance. In addition to research papers, Journal of Economic Entomology publishes Letters to the Editor, interpretive articles in a Forum section, Short Communications, Rapid Communications, and Book Reviews.
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