Compatibility of Insecticides and a Disinfectant

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Five insecticides were formulated separately and in combination with a disinfectant 1 Stroke Environ® (O-phenylphenol (10%), O-benzyl p-chlorophenol (7.5%), and p-tertiary amylphenol (2.0%)) to determine compatibility. The insecticides were: Ravap®, stirofos (21.4%) and dichlorvos (5.3%); Ciovap®, crotoxyphos (10.0%) and dichlorvos (2.5%); dimethoate; diazinon; and crotoxyphos. Tests for control of immature stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.). house flies Musca domestica L., and little house flies, Fannia canicularis (L.), and adult stable flies and house flies indicate that insecticide- disinfectant combinations are stable. Combinations slightly improved the insecticidal activities. Chemical analyses also indicate that insecticide emulsions are stable for at least 24 h alone or in combination with the disinfectant.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: December 15, 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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