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Control of the "Greyback" cane grub pest, Dermolepida albohirtum Waterh., by means of "Gammexane" (benzene hexachloride). (Includes map)

Mungomery, R.W. (1949) Control of the "Greyback" cane grub pest, Dermolepida albohirtum Waterh., by means of "Gammexane" (benzene hexachloride). (Includes map). Queensland Journal of Agricultural Science, 6 (4). pp. 205-226.

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Abstract

Following the initial successful testing of "Gammexane" against cane grubs in Queensland in 1945, experimental work was undertaken to determine the effect of seasonal and soil conditions and time and method of application on the efficacy of the treatment, the minimum effective dose, and the phytotoxicity of the material.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Subjects:Plant culture > Field crops > Sugar plants
Plant pests and diseases > Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection > Pesticides
Live Archive:10 Jun 2024 04:10
Last Modified:10 Jun 2024 23:40

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