Field Tests with a Malathion Bait Spray for Control of the Apple Maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella1

Authors: NEILSON, W. T. A.; MAXWELL, C. W.

Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 57, Number 2, April 1964 , pp. 192-194(3)

Publisher: Entomological Society of America

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Poison bait sprays of malathion and Staley's insecticide bait no. 7 did not give satisfactory control of the apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonellia (Walsh), although the percentage of injured fruit was less in 1961and 1962 than in previous years. The reduction in injury varied from 4 to 50% in 1961 and from 1 to 25% in 1962. The protective period of each application was approximately 1 week.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 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.
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