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The development of spinosad for the control of Frankliniella occidentalis in protected ornamentals.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12425059     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fifteen trials were undertaken to determine the effectiveness of spinosad for the control of Frankliniella occidentalis on a range of glasshouse ornamentals. A range of dose rates were tested from 6-15 g as hl-1. A high level of control (> 90%) was achieved at most assessments of both nymphs and adults with a comparatively flat dose response recorded. Rates of 9 g as hl-1 and above provided improved consistency of control compared with the lower rate of 6 g as hl-1 across trials. No adverse effect was recorded from eight selectivity trials completed on a range of pot plants and cut flowers at rates up to 72 g as hl-1 with the exception of Saintpaulia ionantha. On this highly sensitive species some spotting of the flowers occurred following application rates of spinosad applied at 24 g as hl-1 and above. It is considered that the high level of activity of spinosad combined with its excellent plant safety profile will be of significant benefit to growers for the control of a major insect pest of glasshouse ornamentals.
Authors:
M J Drinkall; M Boogaard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
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:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100967625     Medline TA:  Meded Rijksuniv Gent Fak Landbouwkd Toegep Biol Wet     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  387-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Dow AgroSciences, Hitchin, SG51NH, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
Drug Combinations*
Insect Control / methods
Insecticides*
Insects*
Kinetics
Macrolides*
Nymph
Pest Control, Biological
Plants / parasitology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Drug Combinations; 0/Insecticides; 0/Macrolides; 0/spinosad

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