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Dimethoate-resistant spider mite predator survives field tests

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Richard T. Roush, Department of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley
William L. Peacock, Cooperative Extension, Tulare County
Donald L. Flaherty, Cooperative Extension, Tulare County
Marjorie A. Hoy, University of California, Berkeley

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California Agriculture 34(5):12-13.

Published May 01, 1980

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Abstract

Laboratory-induced resistance of spider mite predators to dimethoate has been shown to persist in nature, but the level of resistance is unsatisfactory at current vineyard pesticide application rates.

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We thank Simon Ketenjian for his generous cooperation and the use of his vineyard. This project was supported in part by the California Raisin Advisory Board, the California Table Grape Commission, and a National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship to the first author.

Dimethoate-resistant spider mite predator survives field tests

Richard T. Roush, William L. Peacock, Donald L. Flaherty, Marjorie A. Hoy
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Dimethoate-resistant spider mite predator survives field tests

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
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Authors

Richard T. Roush, Department of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley
William L. Peacock, Cooperative Extension, Tulare County
Donald L. Flaherty, Cooperative Extension, Tulare County
Marjorie A. Hoy, University of California, Berkeley

Publication Information

California Agriculture 34(5):12-13.

Published May 01, 1980

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Laboratory-induced resistance of spider mite predators to dimethoate has been shown to persist in nature, but the level of resistance is unsatisfactory at current vineyard pesticide application rates.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

We thank Simon Ketenjian for his generous cooperation and the use of his vineyard. This project was supported in part by the California Raisin Advisory Board, the California Table Grape Commission, and a National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship to the first author.


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