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Insecticide trial against the common armyworm, Pseudaletia convecta (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Broadley, R.H. and Rossiter, P.D. (1979) Insecticide trial against the common armyworm, Pseudaletia convecta (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Queensland Journal of Agricultural and Animal Sciences, 36 (1). pp. 91-92.



In tests of 7 insecticides in sprays against larvae of Mythimna convecta (Wlk.) (Pseudaletia convecta) on barley in southern Queensland during an outbreak in September-October 1978 (when about 108 000 ha of winter cereals were treated with insecticides), chlorpyrifos at 350, permethrin at 45, sulprofos at 360, acephate at 300, trichlorphon at 550, methomyl at 225 and fenvalerate at 45 g/ha were shown to be efficacious.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Keywords:control; insecticides; barley; chlorpyrifos; permethrin; sulprofos; acephate; TRICHLORFON; methomyl; fenvalerate; cereals; chemical control; pest control; agricultural entomology Agricultural Entomology
Subjects:Plant culture > Field crops > Barley
Plant pests and diseases > Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection > Pesticides
Live Archive:30 Apr 2024 02:57
Last Modified:30 Apr 2024 02:57

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