Resistance to Dieldrin and Tolerance to Chlorpyrifos and Bendiocarb in a Northern New Jersey Population of Japanese Beetle

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Dosage-mortality responses of adult Popillia japonica Newman from Rivervale (northern NJ) indicated dieldrin resistance and greater inherent tolerance to both chlorpyrifos, and bendiocarb (a carbamate insecticide showing potential for turfgrass insect control) when compared to a strain from Adelphia (central NJ). Tests using 3rd-stage grubs indicated that, when compared at the LD50, the Rivervale grubs were ca. 90X as resistant to dieldrin as those from Adelphia.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 1979

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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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