Chemical Control of Eriophyoid Mites on Scots Pine

Authors: Saunders, J. L.; Harrigan, W. R.

Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 69, Number 3, June 1976 , pp. 333-335(3)

Publisher: Entomological Society of America

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Three species of eriophyoid mites, Platyphytoptus Sabinianae Keifer, Setoptus jonesi (Keifer), and Trisetacus ehmanni Keifer, have caused severe losses in Scots pine Christmas tree plantations in New York. Hydraulic sprays of carbaryl + oil gave the most effective control but several other toxicants and toxicant + oil combinations afforded a high degree of protection when applied as either hydraulic or mist blower sprays.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: June 1, 1976

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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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