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Notes: Germination of Acorns from Oaks Treated with Systemic Insecticides

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Abstract:

Systemic insecticides applied to the soil and implanted in the trunks of oaks have been found effective in controlling acorn weevils. Germination tests of acorns from red and white oaks treated with such insecticides indicated that viability of the acorns was not affected.

Document Type: News

Affiliations: Professor of Entomology, College of Agriculture and Forestry, West Virginia University

Publication date: 1968-12-01

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