Effects of Variety and Maturity of Carrots upon Uptake of Endrin Residues from Soil

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Fourteen pounds of endrin per acre (15.68 kg/ha) were incorporated 4-6 in. into a sandy loam soil at Riverside, California. This resulted in 2.3-4,7 µg of endrin/g of soil sampled from the 0- to 6-in. (15.24-cm) horizon. Nine varieties of carrot,Daucus carota, were compared for up- take of endrin residues from soil; this uptake varied from 1 to 4 ppm of apparent endrin among the vane ties studied. The major portion of the endrin residue in a carrot root can be removed by peeling it. There are rough correlations between variety and endrin uptake and between age of carrot and endrin uptake.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 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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