Persistence and performance of esfenvalerate residues on broccoli.

  title={Persistence and performance of esfenvalerate residues on broccoli.},
  author={George F. Antonious},
  journal={Pest management science},
  volume={58 1},
The efficacy of esfenvalerate (84 g litre-1 EC; Asana XL) at 7.0 g AI ha-1 on broccoli was tested against the flea beetle, Phyllotreta cruciferae Goeze (Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera) and the imported cabbage worm, Pieris rapae L (Pieridae: Lepidoptera) under field conditions. Insect populations were monitored before and after treatment. Periodic sweep-net collections and examination of the leaves in treated and untreated broccoli plots revealed mean reductions of P cruciferae levels of nearly 98… CONTINUE READING
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