Boll Weevil: Egg Hatch Inhibition with Four Formulations of Diflubenzuron

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Four formulations of diflubenzuron containing 141.8 g AI/ha (25% WP in cottonseed oil; 39.8% flowable in Savol®; 25% WP in Savol and water; and 25% WP in Sun Oil 7N® and water) were applied by plane to 2-ha replicated plots of cotton in Mexico for control of Anthonomus grandis Boheman. All treatments were significantly different from the check and were highly effective in inhibiting boll weevil egg hatch. There were no significant differences in effectiveness among treatments.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 1, 1978

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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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