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The Effects of the Carbamate Insecticide Carbaryl upon Forest Soil Mites and Collembola1

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Test plots were established in a red-pine plantation and in a mixed hardwood stand on the Tully forest, situated about 25 miles south of Syracuse, N. Y. Dosage rates varied from 0 to 50 lb per acre, and one treatment was with carbaryl and malathion combined. Neither mites nor Collembola were totally exterminated by any treatment used. The reduction in population was roughly proportional to the severity of the treatment up to a dosage of 10 lb per acre. The 50-lb-per-acre treatment had little additional effect. The rate of population increase of the mites 4-5 months after treatment was directly proportional to the dosage applied; i.e., greatest where the treatment was heaviest. The population of mites was far greater on treated plots than on the controls at the close of this experiment. Collembola are more sensitive to treatment than mites, and do not recover so rapidly.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: December 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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