Resistance of Nilaparvata lugens to MIPC and MTMC in Taiwan

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MIPC-(2- isopropylphenyl-N -methylcarbamate) and MTMC-(3-methylphenyl-N -methylcarbamate) resistant strains of Nilaparvata lugens (Stål) with resistance ratios of 6.1 and 8.0, respectively, were developed in the laboratory by continuous selection for 6 and 7 generations. A survey of the susceptibility to these 2 chemicals confrrms the development of resistance in some field populations of this plant hopper in Taiwan. The significant correlation observed between the susceptibility to these 2 chemicals in the susceptible and ll-field strains seemed to indicate that there could be cross-resistance between MIPC and MTMC in N. lugens.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: December 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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