Further Field Tests of Chemicals for Control of the European Corn Borer1,2,3

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In field screening tests made during 1968 and 1969 to evaluate control of Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner), the following chemicals were as effective or more effective than DDT used at a rate of 1.00 lb/acre (pounds per acre in parentheses): diazinon (1.00); Stauffer R-15022 (O-ethyl ethylphosphonothioate. O-ester with p-hydroxybenzaldehyde O-[ (O-chlorophenyl) carbamoyl]oxime) (0.25 and 0.50) ; monocrotophos (0.50 and 0.75) ; dichrotophos (0.50 and 0.75) : Pennwalt TD-5032 (hexamethylditin) (0.50 and 0.75); phorate (1.00); Bay 68138 (ethyl 4-(methylthio)-m-tolyl isopropylphosphoramidate) (1.00 and 1.50) ; Chevron 5305 (m-sec-butylphenyl methylcarbamate) (0.75); Chevron 9006 (O,S-dimethyl phosphoramidothioate) (0.50 and 1.00) ; a mixture of Chevron 9006 + Chevron 5305 (0.75 + 0.75); carbaryl (1 .50); EPN (O-ethyl O- (p-nitrophenyl) phenylphosphonothioate) (0.25). Velsicol VSC- 506 (0-(4-brolllo-2,5-dichlorophenyl)0-methyl phenylphosphonothioate) (0.75 and 1.50); TDE (1.00 and 1.50); Perthane® (1.I-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-ethylphenyl)ethane) (1.00 and 1.50); Bay 75546 (0- (3-bromo-.5,7-dimcthylpyrazolyl [1,5-a]pyrimidin-2-yl) O,O-diethyl phosphorothioate) (0.50 and 1.00); Bay 79845 (O- (3-chloro-5,7-dimcthylpyrazolo [1,5-a]pyrimidin-2-yl) O,O-diethyl phosphorothioate) (0.50 and 1.00); Cartap® (S,S'-[2-(dimethylamino) trim ethylene] thiocarbamate hydrochloride) (0.25 and 0.50) ; CIBA 2307 (dimethylphosphate ester with (E) -3-hydroxy-N-methoxy- N-methylcrotonamide) (0.25, 0.50, and 0.75); a mixture of phorate + Zinophos® (O,O-diethyl O-pyrazinyl phosphorothioate) (1.00); carbofuran (0.25, 0.50, and 1.00); Mocap® (O-ethyl S,S-dipropyl phosphorodithioate) (0.75 and 1.00); propoxur (1.00); Landrin® (4: 1 mixture of 3,4,5- and 2,3,5-trimethylphenyl methylcarbamate) (0.75 and 1.00); Bay 93820 (isopropyl salicylate O-ester with O-methyl phosphoroamidothioate) (1.00); Hercules 17413 (O,O-dimethyl phosphorodithioate S-ester with 3- (mercaptomethyl) -I-methylhydantoin) (1.00); and Bay 91273 (isopropyl salicylate O-ester with O-ethyl phosphoroamidothioate) (1.00).

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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