Re-Population of Thysanoptera in Areas Previously Treated with Aldrin, Heptachlor, and Dieldrin

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A study was conducted to investigate the persistence or re-establishment of some species of Thysanoptera in the vicinity of Sheldon, Iroquois County, Illinois, where mass applications of aldrin, heptachlor, and dieldrin were made on agricultural land to suppress an infestation of Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica Newman.

In clover and alfalfa, re-establishment of thrips in areas where they had been exterminated by aldrin and heptachlor was rapid, and most populations returned to normal within the year of treatment. Thrips with hosts limited to native grasses recovered partially within 2 years after treatment with aldrin. However, in areas treated with dieldrin, recovery of some of the sod-dwelling thrips was not complete' 8 years after treatment.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: June 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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