Evaluation of Efficacy and Nonrepellency of Indoxacarb and Fipronil-Treated Soil at Various Concentrations and Thicknesses Against Two Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)

@inproceedings{Hu2005EvaluationOE,
  title={Evaluation of Efficacy and Nonrepellency of Indoxacarb and Fipronil-Treated Soil at Various Concentrations and Thicknesses Against Two Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)},
  author={Xing Ping Hu},
  year={2005}
}
  • X. Hu
  • Published 2005
  • Biology
Abstract The efficacy and nonrepellency of indoxacarb (150 SC, 150 g [AI]/liter) and fipronil (Termidor SC, 9.1% [AI]) against field-collected eastern subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar), and the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki, were evaluated for mortality and penetration into treated soil in laboratory glass tube bioassays. Both insecticides were tested at five concentrations (0, 1, 10, 50, and 100 ppm) and two thicknesses (20 and 50 mm) of… 

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