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Quick tests for pesticide resistance in spider mites

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Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell , University of California
Jeffrey Granett, University of California
Timothy J. Dennehy, Cornell University

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California Agriculture 41(7):8-10.

Published July 01, 1987

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Abstract

A rapid bioassay that detects buildup of resistance can help growers avoid the expense and hazard of wasted pesticide treatments.

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The authors thank Bonnie Beffa, Steve Lorenzato, and Sherita Normington for technical assistance; Rohm & Haas and Uniroyal Chemical Companies for providing acaricides; and Dellavalle Laboratories for use of their facilities. They are also grateful to the growers and pest control advisors for use of cotton fields. This project was supported in part by funds from the UC/IPM pro gram, CPCSD, Cotton Incorporated, and the Environ mental Monitoring and Pest Management Division of the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The rapid bioassay dishes and testing service are currently available from Insect Lore Products, P.O. Box 1535, Shafter, Ca 93263.

Quick tests for pesticide resistance in spider mites

Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell, Jeffrey Granett, Timothy J. Dennehy
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Quick tests for pesticide resistance in spider mites

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Authors

Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell , University of California
Jeffrey Granett, University of California
Timothy J. Dennehy, Cornell University

Publication Information

California Agriculture 41(7):8-10.

Published July 01, 1987

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

A rapid bioassay that detects buildup of resistance can help growers avoid the expense and hazard of wasted pesticide treatments.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors thank Bonnie Beffa, Steve Lorenzato, and Sherita Normington for technical assistance; Rohm & Haas and Uniroyal Chemical Companies for providing acaricides; and Dellavalle Laboratories for use of their facilities. They are also grateful to the growers and pest control advisors for use of cotton fields. This project was supported in part by funds from the UC/IPM pro gram, CPCSD, Cotton Incorporated, and the Environ mental Monitoring and Pest Management Division of the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The rapid bioassay dishes and testing service are currently available from Insect Lore Products, P.O. Box 1535, Shafter, Ca 93263.


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