Toxicity of O-alkyl Analogues of Azinphosmethyl and Other Insecticides to Resistant and Susceptible Predaceous Mites, Amblyseius fallacis

Authors: Motoyama, N.; Dauterman, W. C.; Rock, G. C.

Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 70, Number 4, August 1977 , pp. 475-479(5)

Publisher: Entomological Society of America

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Toxicities of O-alkyl analogues of azinphosmethyl were determined for a susceptible and an azinphosmethyl resistant strain of the predaceous mite, Amblyseius fallacis (Garman). The resistance factor, R/S, decreased with the ethyl and n-propyl analogues, verifying previous findings that the glutathione transferases were responsible for resistance in this strain of mite. Cross-resistance is possible to various organophosphate insecticides, particularly those with O-methyl groups.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 1977

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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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