Radioautographs revealed that the radioactive sulfur in S35- tagged Bayer 19639 (Di-Syston) is translocated from the soil through the entire pineapple plant. Absorption is greatest in the roots and decreases to barely discernible quantity in the green half-developed fruit. Bioassays revealed that only in the region of greatest absorption—the roots—was the concentration of Bayer 19639 high enough to be toxic to mealybugs
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 1958
More about this publication?
Entomological Society of America journals will no longer be available via ingentaconnect from February, 1, 2015. Please contact the publisher at firstname.lastname@example.org (USA) or email@example.com (UK and rest of world) for information on how to continue access to these titles.