Laboratory tests in 1959 showed that a combination spray of phorate and juice from curly top-resistant sugar beets controlled the beet leafhopper, Circulifer tenellus (Baker), and curly top on snap beans. Since then further tests, in which different systemic insecticides and juices from different varieties of sugar beets were used, show that some insecticides and juices from some varieties of beets were superior to others. Combination sprays of systemic insecticides and sugar also showed promise. The factors.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: February 1, 1964
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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.