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Effects of Some Insecticides on the Survival, Reproduction, and Growth of the Louisiana Red Crawfish

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In field and laboratory tests conducted to evaluate effects of some pesticides on growth and reproduction of Louisiana red crawfish (Procambarus clarkii (Girard)), applications of methyl parathion and carbaryl to rice paddies planted with either aldrin-treated or non treated seed did not reduce size, weight, or total yield of crawfish. After 1 year, average yields of 877 lb of crawfish were harvested from plots originally stocked at the rate of 1300 pairs per acre.

In laboratory tests, survival and growth rate of young P. clarkii were not affected by 1 or 10 ppm aldrin-dieldrin soil contamination in a tank planted with seed rice. Addition of 0.25 lb Aldin per hundredweight of seed did not affect survival or growth at either soil residue level.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: February 1, 1966

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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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