Effects of Applaud on the Growth of Silkworm (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae)

@inproceedings{Vassarmidaki2000EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of Applaud on the Growth of Silkworm (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae)},
  author={Maria E. Vassarmidaki and Paschalis Harizanis and Sergios Katsikis},
  booktitle={Journal of economic entomology},
  year={2000}
}
Abstract An experiment was carried out to evaluate the effect of the insecticide Applaud (buprofezin 25% WP) on the silkworm Bombyx mori (L.). This insecticide belongs to the class of insect growth regulators (IGR). The larvae were fed on leaves treated with 3 different concentrations (0.5, 1, 2 g/liter) of Applaud on the 1st d of each instar. Analysis of data with the Tukey–Kramer test at 1% significant level revealed that mortality and larval duration did not differ among the treatments. On… 

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