Control of the Cabbage Aphid1 in Western New York2

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Results of several years of field evaluation indicate that demeton, parathion, parathion + tepp, endosulfan, or oxydemeton-methyl provide satisfactory control of Brevicoryne brassicae (l.), when used in a full-season preventive schedule on cabbage or cauliflower. On broccoli control of this insect is more difficult, and of the materials tested only a combination of parathion + tepp or parathion + endosulfan gave adequate control. Of 9 compounds tested in only one season on broccoli, only carbofuran and monocrotophos provided the high degree of control considered necessary in commercial production.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 1, 1970

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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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