Effects of Monensin on Development of the Face Fly and the Horn Fly
Authors: Herald, F.; Knapp, F. W.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 73, Number 6, 15 December 1980 , pp. 762-763(2)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Cattle feces containing selected concentrations of monensin (Rumensin®) that ranged from 3.125 to 100 ppm resulted in an LC50 and LC90 of 10.71 and 49.05 ppm, respectively, for the face fly, Musca autumnalis De Geer, and 24.71 and 59.12 ppm, respectively, for the horn fly, Haematobia irritans (L.). A dosage concentration response was seen with puparial weights of both species.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1980-12-15
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