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Title: Contact toxicity of 38 insecticides to pales weevil adults

Author: Robertson, Jacqueline L.; Lyon, Robert L.; Gillette, Nancy L.;

Date: 1975

Source: Journal of Economic Entomology. 68: 124-126

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: The pales weevil, Hylobius pales (Herbst), attacks all pine species in Eastern North America and is considered the most destructive pest of pine reproduction in the Eastern United States (Speers and Rauchenberger 1971). Large numbers of seedlings are damaged or killed by the adult weevils, which feed on the inner bark.

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Robertson, Jacqueline L., Lyon, Robert L., Gillette, Nancy L. 1975. Contact toxicity of 38 insecticides to pales weevil adults. Journal of Economic Entomology. 68: 124-126


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