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Selecting for insecticide resistance in a California red scale parasitoid

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Jay A. Rosenheim , University of Hawaii
Marjorie A. Hoy, University of California
James Gorden
James R. Stewart

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California Agriculture 43(1):17-18.

Published January 01, 1989

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Abstract

Natural insecticide resistance of a biological control agent of California red scale was augmented in the laboratory, suggesting that selected strains of the parasitoid, Aphytis melinus, may be able to survive in citrus groves sprayed with carbaryl.

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The authors thank T. S. Bellows, L. E. Caltagirone, R. Frinfrock, H. J. Griffiths, R. F. Luck, J. G. Morse, J. L. Robertson, D. Rosen, D. J. Sandri, T. S. Shanower, G. Thomson, S. C. Warner, and D. S. Yu for assistance. This project was supported in part by USDA Competitive Grant #84–CRCR–1–1452, Regional Research Project W–84, and under a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship to J.A.R.

Selecting for insecticide resistance in a California red scale parasitoid

Jay A. Rosenheim, Marjorie A. Hoy, James Gorden, James R. Stewart
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Selecting for insecticide resistance in a California red scale parasitoid

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

Jay A. Rosenheim , University of Hawaii
Marjorie A. Hoy, University of California
James Gorden
James R. Stewart

Publication Information

California Agriculture 43(1):17-18.

Published January 01, 1989

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Natural insecticide resistance of a biological control agent of California red scale was augmented in the laboratory, suggesting that selected strains of the parasitoid, Aphytis melinus, may be able to survive in citrus groves sprayed with carbaryl.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors thank T. S. Bellows, L. E. Caltagirone, R. Frinfrock, H. J. Griffiths, R. F. Luck, J. G. Morse, J. L. Robertson, D. Rosen, D. J. Sandri, T. S. Shanower, G. Thomson, S. C. Warner, and D. S. Yu for assistance. This project was supported in part by USDA Competitive Grant #84–CRCR–1–1452, Regional Research Project W–84, and under a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship to J.A.R.


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