Lack of Synergism When Strobane®-DDT Mixtures are Injected Into the Boll Weevil

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Strong synergistic action was obtained following topical application of Strobane® (terpene polychlorinates [65% chlorine])-DDT (2:1) to 3 resistant strains of Anthonomus Grandis Boheman. However, when mixtures of Strobane-DDT were injected, very little or no synergism was observed. Injected DDT was more toxic than injected Strobane.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 1975

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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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