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Title: ADHERENT MALATHION FLOUR GRANULES AS AN ENVIRONMENTALLY SELECTIVE CONTROL FOR CHEWING INSECT PESTS OF DENT CORN EARS AND ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS

Author
item Dowd, Patrick
item Behle, R
item Bennett, Glenn
item Mcguire, Michael
item Nelsen, Terry
item Shasha, B
item Simmons, F
item Vega, Fernando

Submitted to: Entomological Society of America Proceedings
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/12/1996
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: A single application of adherent, flour encapsulated malathion provided similar control of chewing insect pests of corn ears compared to five conventional sprays at 50-500 lower rates of a.i. Predators were not significantly affected, ear mold levels were lower, and no residues were present at harvest.