Solutions of Insecticides in an Isoparaffinic Oil for Cotton Insect Control

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The practical use of spray materials for cotton insect control is relatively new. Field tests involving this method of application were begun in 1946 and reports by Stevenson & Kauffman (1948), Watts (1948), Dean & Gaines (1950), Gaines & Wipprecht (1950), Fenton (1950), Chapman et al. (1950) and others indicated that organic insecticide sprays could be used as effectively as dusts in combatting cotton insects. In succeeding years the use of sprays increased rapidly, particularly in the western portion of the cotton belt.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 1955

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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.
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