Japanese Beetle: Control of Larvae with Isofenphos

Author: Lawrence, K. O.

Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 74, Number 5, October 1981 , pp. 543-545(3)

Publisher: Entomological Society of America

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Abstract:

Field tests over a 4-year period at a variety of sites showed isofenphos consistently gave excellent control of larvae of Popillia japonica Newman. The material meets all of the criteria generally considered essential for control of soil-inhabiting pests, i.e., persistence both on the surface and after moving into the upper layer of soil and the ability to penetrate thatch. The material is considered to be suitable for use in quarantine regulatory programs.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 1981

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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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