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Title: Field and Laboratory Evaluations of Insecticides for Southern Pine Beetle Control

Author: Hastings, Felton L.; Coster, Jack E.; [Editors],;

Date: 1981

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-21. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 40 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Reports results of laboratory screenings and field studies of insecticides for use against the southern pine beetle. Preventive as webas remedial efficacywere observed, along with phytotoxicity to pine and understory hardwood species, effects of insecticides on soil microbial and mesofaunal populations, and degradation of insecticides by selected soil microbes.

Keywords: dendroctonus frontalis, efficacy, microbial degradation, phytotoxicity, adjuvants, lindane, chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl, fenitrothion

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Hastings, Felton L.; Coster, Jack E.; [Editors] 1981. Field and Laboratory Evaluations of Insecticides for Southern Pine Beetle Control. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-21. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 40 p.

 


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