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Insecticides enhance spider mite reproduction

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Thomas F. Leigh, U.C. Department of Entomology, stationed at the U. S. Cotton Research Station, Shafter, California
Paul F. Wynholds, U.C. Department of Entomology, stationed at the U. S. Cotton Research Station, Shafter, California

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California Agriculture 34(10):14-15.

Published October 01, 1980

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Abstract

Organophosphorus insecticides stimulated egg laying of mites reared on the treated cotton plants.Organophosphorus insecticides applied to cotton in greenhouse tests seemed to stimulate egg laying in mites reared on the plants. This and destruction of predators may explain some mite outbreaks.

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This project is supported in part by a grant in aid by California Planting Cotton Seed Distributors.

Insecticides enhance spider mite reproduction

Thomas F. Leigh, Paul F. Wynholds
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Insecticides enhance spider mite reproduction

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Authors

Thomas F. Leigh, U.C. Department of Entomology, stationed at the U. S. Cotton Research Station, Shafter, California
Paul F. Wynholds, U.C. Department of Entomology, stationed at the U. S. Cotton Research Station, Shafter, California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 34(10):14-15.

Published October 01, 1980

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Organophosphorus insecticides stimulated egg laying of mites reared on the treated cotton plants.Organophosphorus insecticides applied to cotton in greenhouse tests seemed to stimulate egg laying in mites reared on the plants. This and destruction of predators may explain some mite outbreaks.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

This project is supported in part by a grant in aid by California Planting Cotton Seed Distributors.


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