Effects of Orchard Pesticides on Galendromus occidentalis (Acari: Phytoseiidae): Repellency and Irritancy.

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The effects of repellency or irritancy in Galendromus occidentalis (Nesbitt) were studied for three rates of 16 pesticides commonly used in apple production. Adult female mites were exposed to residues in a series of choice bioassays (treated and untreated half of bean leaf disks). Novaluron, carbaryl, mancozeb+copper hydroxide, and sulfur were the most… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jee/tou047

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@article{Beers2015EffectsOO, title={Effects of Orchard Pesticides on Galendromus occidentalis (Acari: Phytoseiidae): Repellency and Irritancy.}, author={Elizabeth H. Beers and Rebecca A. Schmidt-Jeffris}, journal={Journal of economic entomology}, year={2015}, volume={108 1}, pages={259-65} }