A New Method for Controlling the Onion Maggot
Authors: FLINT, W. P.; COMPTON, C. C.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 18, Number 1, February 1925 , pp. 111-116(6)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Two methods of control of Phorbia ceparum have been found effective. (1) Moistening the onions with corrosive sublimate solution. (2) Use of Bordeaux oil emulsion. Practically complete control was obtained by the latter method this year when maggots caused a loss of at least 50% of the onion crop.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1925-02-01
- 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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