Improved Techniques Designed for Screening Candidate Termiticides on Soil in the Laboratory
Author: Smith, Virgil K.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 72, Number 6, December 1979 , pp. 877-879(3)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Improved screening techniques provide a method for eliminating chemicals lacking the necessary toxicity or repellency for control of subterranean termites when the chemicals have been applied to the soil. Many chemicals have been screened and several have been selected for nationwide field testing as termiticides.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1979-12-01
- 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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