The Synthetic Juvenile Hormone for Control of Bovicola limbataon Angora Goats
Authors: Chamberlain, V. F.; Hopkins, D. E.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 64, Number 5, 15 October 1971 , pp. 1198-1199(2)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:In a preliminary field test, the Angoragoat biting louse, Bovicola limbala(Gervais), was controlled by making 3 spray applications of a 0.1% concentration of the synthetic juvenile hormone (methyl 10,1l-epoxy-7-ethyl-3,11-dimethyl-2,6-tridecadienoate (mixed isomers)) 2 weeks apart. Lice counts declined rapidly after the 3rd application and averaged less than 2 lice per examined area (vs. 50–100 on untreated goats) for more than 16 weeks after initial treatment.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: October 15, 1971
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