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http://hdl.handle.net/10150/213832
Title:
Lettuce Insect Control with Experimental Insecticide Compounds
Author:
Gerhardt, Paul D.
Issue Date:
Aug-1965
Publisher:
College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Journal:
Vegetables: A College of Agriculture Report
Abstract:
A number of chemical compounds have been field evaluated as potential pesticides for control of insects on lettuce over the past several years. The important pests of fall planted lettuce being the cabbage looper, beet armyworm and corn earworm. In addition to the chemical compounds, the disease organism Bacillus Thuringiensis was used. It is slower in acting, but can be quite effective, particularly against the cabbage looper. Some of the chemical compounds which have been evaluated and are now available commercially are Sevin, Dibrom and Bidrin. This evaluation will continue as new and possibly more effective materials are made available.
Keywords:
Agriculture -- Arizona; Vegetables -- Arizona; Lettuce -- Arizona
Series/Report no.:
Series P-2; 370002

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dc.titleLettuce Insect Control with Experimental Insecticide Compoundsen_US
dc.contributor.authorGerhardt, Paul D.en_US
dc.date.issued1965-08-
dc.publisherCollege of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)en_US
dc.identifier.journalVegetables: A College of Agriculture Reporten_US
dc.description.abstractA number of chemical compounds have been field evaluated as potential pesticides for control of insects on lettuce over the past several years. The important pests of fall planted lettuce being the cabbage looper, beet armyworm and corn earworm. In addition to the chemical compounds, the disease organism Bacillus Thuringiensis was used. It is slower in acting, but can be quite effective, particularly against the cabbage looper. Some of the chemical compounds which have been evaluated and are now available commercially are Sevin, Dibrom and Bidrin. This evaluation will continue as new and possibly more effective materials are made available.en_US
dc.subjectAgriculture -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectVegetables -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectLettuce -- Arizonaen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/213832-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSeries P-2en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries370002en_US
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