A comparison between bichloride of mercury and calomel in reference to their efficiency in controlling the cabbage maggot (Phorbia brassicae) on radishes indicates that a dust consisting of calomel four per cent plus gypsum 96 per cent gives as good results as bichloride of mercury (one ounce in 10 gallons of water) and is cheaper and easier to apply.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 1, 1932
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