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Efficacy of insecticides at controlling insect pests of tomato in South Carolina.

@article{Khan1999EfficacyOI,
  title={Efficacy of insecticides at controlling insect pests of tomato in South Carolina.},
  author={M. Khan and R. P. Griffin},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology},
  year={1999},
  volume={16},
  pages={165-170}
}
Multiple insecticide treatments were applied to staked tomatoes in two experiments conducted in 1995 and 1996 to determine efficacy for control of tomato fruitworm, Helicoverpa zea (Boddie), green stink bug, Acrosternum hilare (Say), flower thrips, Frankliniella tritici (Fitch), and potato aphid, Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Thomas). Flowers were evaluated for flower thrips populations and tomato leaves were assessed for potato aphid infestation. At harvest, fruit were examined for tomato fruitworm… Expand

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