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- Khan, Muhammad Ashraf; Khan, Hizbullah; Ruberson, John R
- Pest management science 2015 v.71 no.12 pp. 1640-1648
- fipronil, etc ; Lepidoptera; Trichogramma pretiosum; abamectin; acetamiprid; acute toxicity; adults; biological control; cotton; dinotefuran; eggs; females; foraging; fungicides; glufosinate; leaves; materials; mortality; natural enemies; parasitoids; stinging; Show all 21 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Growing demand for reduced chemical inputs in agricultural systems requires more effective integration of biological control with pesticides. The egg parasitoid Trichogramma pretiosum Riley is an important natural enemy of lepidopteran pests, used in biological control. In an investigation of the interaction of T. pretiosum and pesticides, we studied the acute toxicity of 19 pesticides ...
- Morales‐Rodriguez, Anuar; Wanner, Kevin W
- Pest management science 2015 v.71 no.4 pp. 584-591
- fipronil, etc ; Hypnoidus; Limonius californicus; barley; bioassays; crops; field experimentation; insects; larvae; mortality; pests; plant protection; planting; seed treatment; seedlings; seeds; soil; thiamethoxam; toxicity; wheat; Pacific States; Show all 21 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Wireworms, the larval stage of click beetles (family Elateridae), are significant soil pests of wheat and barley crops in the Pacific Northwest. At present, few pest management alternatives exist. For several decades, wireworms were effectively controlled by first‐generation insecticides applied to the soil or as seed treatments. Currently used neonicotinoid insecticides protect crop s ...