Insecticides Evaluated in Field Tests Against Cotton Insects in Central Texas, 19701,2

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In field tests conducted for control of cotton insects, Bay 93820 (isopropyl salicylate O-ester with O-methyl phosphoramidothioate) , Shell SD-I7250 (,V.[ (methylcarbamoyl) oxyl thioacetimidic acid ester with 3-mercaptopropionilrile), Ciba C-8514 (NN- (4-chloro-o-tolyl) -N,N-dimethyl formamidine) Vc1sicol VSC-506 (O- (4-hromo-2,5-dichlorophen) O-methyl phenylphosphonothioate) , a preparation (termed HD-I) of the g-endotoxin of Bacillus thuringiensis var. alesti Berliner, monocrotophos, and toxaphene plus DDT plus methyl parathion all gave fair to good control of Heliothis spp.: VCS-506, C-8514, HD-l, and monocrotophos were the most effective in preventing buildup of cabbage loopers, Trichoplusia ni (Hubner); and Bay 93820, SD-17250, VCS-506, C-8514 and monocrotophos prevented a buildup of carmine spider mites, Telranychus cinnabarinus (Boisduval).

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 1972

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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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