Soil Injection as a Means of Applying Systemic Acaricides to Fruit Trees1

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Field trials in 1957 of the injection of 6 gallons of water containing 9 ounces of demeton, phorate, formerly designated Thimet®(O, O-diethyl S-(ethylthio)methyl phosphorodithioate), or Chipman R-6199 (O, O-diethyl S-(2-diethylamino)-ethyl phosphorothioate [hydrogen oxalate salt]), into the soil under mature Grimes apple trees indicated that mites on apple trees might be controlled by this method of using systemic acaricides. Further studies at two locations in 1968 demonstrated that phorate was very effective when used in this manner and was superior to Chipman R-6199. Two devices for making such injections are described.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: February 1, 1960

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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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