Juan M Chavarrieta

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BACKGROUND The immediate lethality caused by spinosad has been widely studied on Spodoptera exigua (Hübner). However, long-term effects can also provide valuable information on insecticide toxic action. Here, the persistence of spinosad on Capsicum annuum L. foliage and the lethal and sublethal effects of greenhouse-aged foliar residues of this insecticide(More)
The combined and alone effects of azadirachtin (AZA) and Spodoptera frugiperda multicapsid nucleopolyhedrovirus (SfMNPV) on the mortality and food consumption of third instar S. frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) were evaluated under laboratory conditions using maize leaf bioassays. The LC50 values for SfMNPV and AZA were determined to be(More)
BACKGROUND Control of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, the most important pest of citrus worldwide, is based on the use of insecticides, though unsatisfactory results have recently been reported. In this study, insecticide resistance of D. citri to three insecticides (bifenthrin, malathion, and chlorpyrifos) was examined. RESULTS Three(More)
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