The Role of Granulated Insecticides for Control of Sweet Corn Pests in New Jersey

@inproceedings{Reed1959TheRO,
  title={The Role of Granulated Insecticides for Control of Sweet Corn Pests in New Jersey},
  author={John P. Reed},
  year={1959}
}
In order to determine the role of granulated insecticides in the sweet corn insect-control program in New Jersey, experiments were conducted during the 1954-57 seasons. Of the materials used, 2½% heptachlor on attaclay and 1% parathion on tobacco were the most efficient, giving excellent control of European corn borer ( Pyrausta nubilalis (Hbn.)), corn ear worm ( Heliothis zea (Boddie)), and fall army worm ( Laphygma frugiperda (J. E. Smith)), on corn in the whorl stage. Sprays or dusts are… CONTINUE READING

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