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Cabbage root fly control using non-organophosphorus insecticides.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12425060     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The need to find non-organophosphorus insecticides to control the cabbage root fly has never been so urgent. Of the six non-OP insecticides tested, fipronil was the most effective but spinosad, diflubenzuron and cyromazine also showed considerable promise. As expected, the transplant drenches (34 mg active ingredient (a.i./plant) were more effective than the module drenches (5 mg a.i./plant), which in turn were more effective than the film-coated seed treatments (0.001 mg a.i./plant), simply because of the different amounts of insecticide applied per plant. One remaining major problem is that, even if effective non-OP insecticides can be found, the manufacturers may still not support their insecticides being applied to minor crops such as field vegetables.
Authors:
A A Jukes; R H Collier; S Finch
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mededelingen (Rijksuniversiteit te Gent. Fakulteit van de Landbouwkundige en Toegepaste Biologische Wetenschappen)     Volume:  66     ISSN:  1373-7503     ISO Abbreviation:  Meded Rijksuniv Gent Fak Landbouwkd Toegep Biol Wet     Publication Date:  2001  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-11-11     Completed Date:  2003-03-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100967625     Medline TA:  Meded Rijksuniv Gent Fak Landbouwkd Toegep Biol Wet     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  395-402     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Entomological Sciences, Horticulture Research International Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Brassica / parasitology*
Diptera*
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
Insect Control / methods*
Insecticides*
Pesticide Residues
Random Allocation
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Insecticides; 0/Pesticide Residues

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