Borax as an Insecticide for Protecting Seed
Author: SCHWARDT, H. H.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 23, Number 2, April 1930 , pp. 401-404(4)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Powdered borax applied to corn at the rate of ten ounces in a bushel has effectively controlled the rice weevil. The four-spotted bean weevil has been controlled by the application of twenty ounces of borax in a bushel of cowpeas.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 1, 1930
- 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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