Evaluation of Admire Soil Treatments on Colonization of Green Peach Aphid and Marketability of Lettuce

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Title:
Evaluation of Admire Soil Treatments on Colonization of Green Peach Aphid and Marketability of Lettuce
Author:
Palumbo, John; Kerns, David; Hannan, Todd
Issue Date:
Aug-1995
Publisher:
College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Journal:
Vegetable Report
Abstract:
Admire (imidacloprid), applied as a soil treatment, protected lettuce plants from developing infestations of green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer), for 60-100 d after planting based on two small plot and two commercial field trials. Admire applied 7.6 cm sub-seed furrow provided longer and more consistent protection from green peach aphid than treatments applied to the soil surface, as a side-dress, or 15.2 cm sub-seed furrow. Surface band applications of Admire provided inconsistent control probably because of inadequate hydrological incorporation into the soil. In small plot trials, effective control of aphids by Admire applied 7.6 cm sub seed furrow resulted in greater than 90.0% marketable heads while the untreated plots contained 20.0% marketable heads. When used in a commercial setting, Admire applied 7.6 cm sub-seed furrow on leaf lettuce prevented aphid colonization (<3 aphids per plant) for approximately 100 d after planting, while the untreated and commercial standard treated areas contained 30.7 and 26.8 aphids per plant respectively at 100 d after planting. In addition, marketability of lettuce was greater in Admire treated plots. As a sub-seed furrow treatment, Admire provides a more suitable approach to aphid control than is currently available with foliar insecticides.
Keywords:
Agriculture -- Arizona; Vegetables -- Arizona; Peach -- Arizona; Lettuce -- Arizona; Peach -- Insects; Lettuce -- Insects
Series/Report no.:
Series P-100; 370100

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dc.titleEvaluation of Admire Soil Treatments on Colonization of Green Peach Aphid and Marketability of Lettuceen_US
dc.contributor.authorPalumbo, Johnen_US
dc.contributor.authorKerns, Daviden_US
dc.contributor.authorHannan, Todden_US
dc.date.issued1995-08-
dc.publisherCollege of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)en_US
dc.identifier.journalVegetable Reporten_US
dc.description.abstractAdmire (imidacloprid), applied as a soil treatment, protected lettuce plants from developing infestations of green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer), for 60-100 d after planting based on two small plot and two commercial field trials. Admire applied 7.6 cm sub-seed furrow provided longer and more consistent protection from green peach aphid than treatments applied to the soil surface, as a side-dress, or 15.2 cm sub-seed furrow. Surface band applications of Admire provided inconsistent control probably because of inadequate hydrological incorporation into the soil. In small plot trials, effective control of aphids by Admire applied 7.6 cm sub seed furrow resulted in greater than 90.0% marketable heads while the untreated plots contained 20.0% marketable heads. When used in a commercial setting, Admire applied 7.6 cm sub-seed furrow on leaf lettuce prevented aphid colonization (<3 aphids per plant) for approximately 100 d after planting, while the untreated and commercial standard treated areas contained 30.7 and 26.8 aphids per plant respectively at 100 d after planting. In addition, marketability of lettuce was greater in Admire treated plots. As a sub-seed furrow treatment, Admire provides a more suitable approach to aphid control than is currently available with foliar insecticides.en_US
dc.subjectAgriculture -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectVegetables -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectPeach -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectLettuce -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectPeach -- Insectsen_US
dc.subjectLettuce -- Insectsen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/221470-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSeries P-100en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries370100en_US
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