Quantitative analyses of arsenic by the Gutzeit method on sprayed apple leaves have shown that partial digestion of the dried plant tissue with dilute nitric or hydrochloric acid gives as accurate results as complete digestion with concentrated sulphuric and nitric acids. The incomplete digestion method consumes considerably less time and costs less than the complete digestion method.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: August 1, 1928
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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.