FIELD TESTS WITH REPELLENTS FOR THE SCREW WORM FLY, COCHLIOMYIA MACELLARIA FAB., UPON DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Authors: LAAKE, E. W.; PARMAN, D. C.; BISHOPP, F. C.; ROARK, R. C.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 19, Number 3, June 1926 , pp. 536-539(4)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Results are presented of tests of a number of promising repellents when used under range conditions for the protection of cattle, sheep, goats and other animals against the screw worm fly Cochliomyia macellaria. In these experiments the worms were first killed with benzol and the repellents applied every other day until the wounds were healed. Considering effectiveness and various other factors, pine tar oil with specific gravity of 1.065 ranks first among the materials tested. The 18 repellent mixtures used in these experiments were selected as being the most effective of several hundred, as determined by extensive laboratory tests.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 1, 1926
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