A Control for the Tobacco Flea Beetle (Epitrix Parvula)
Author: BEINHART, E. G.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 25, Number 6, December 1932 , pp. 1187-1190(4)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:An effective spray formula has been developed for the control of the tobacco flea beetle, that appears to give better control of this important pest in southern tobacco seed beds than other materials and methods which have been in use for some time.The formula consists of a mixture of50 Gallons Bordeaux Mixture, 3 : 3 : 50 or 4 : 4 : 502 Pounds Lead Arsenate1 Pint Black Leaf 40 Nicotine Sulfate
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 1932-12-01
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