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The first-generation offspring of samples of Canadian house fly, Musca domestica L., populations were tested for resistance to various insecticidal chemicals, which were applied by a topical application method. All collections showed a high level of resistance to DDT, benzene hexachloride, and malathion; most also showed moderate resistance to ronnel. There was no evidence of any substantial degree of resistance to dichlorybs, though some collections were somewhat more tolerant than others
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 15, 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.