Ultra-low-Volume Insecticide Trials For Diapause Boll Weevil Control
Authors: Boyd, F. J.; Brazzel, J. R.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 66, Number 2, 16 April 1973 , pp. 498-500(3)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Trials with insecticides applied at ultra-low-volume rates were conducted during 1968 and 1969 in Kent County, Texas, and during 1970 in Lawrence County, Mississippi, to evaluate the effectiveness of 9 different insecticides or formulations for diapause Anthonomus grandis Boheman control. Malathion was used as the standard material since it is widely used in reproductive-diapause boll weevil Control programs. The differences between boll weevil populations among treatments were not significant in the 1968 and 1970 trials. In the 1969 test, azinphosmethyl ULV and LC applied undiluted reduced adult populations significantly below that of other materials.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 16, 1973
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