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Author(s):Bulter, George D. Jr.; Scanlon, Taylor
Author Affiliation:Department of Entomology
Title:Evaluation of materials for the control of the bermudagrass mite - [Part II]
Source:Report on Turfgrass Research [Arizona]. 1965, p. 11-16.
# of Pages:6
Publishing Information:[Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona, Turfgrass Research Committee, Agricultural Experiment Station]
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Application rates; Eriophyes cynodoniensis; Fertilizer-insecticide combinations; Injuries by insects; Insect distribution; Insect resistance; Insecticide application; Insecticide evaluation; Mite control; Spraying practices; Steneotarsonemus spirifex; Visual evaluation
Abstract/Contents:Presents studies conducted in Tucson, Arizona during the 1960s to "evaluate chemicals for the control of the bermudagrass mite, Aceria neocynodonis." Details methods and materials used during the experiments, noting that "sprays were applied with a Hudson tank-type compressed air sprayer with a 5-foot, 4-nozzle boom equipped with Delavan ES6-80° nozzles for application to the field plots." States that "the rating of the mite damage in the field was made by observing the grass or by feeling it." Examines the results of the studies, reporting that "both Dursban and Zectran reduced the mites over the untreated plugs, at the 1% [percent] level of statistical significance." Provides tables on insecticide materials used, the effect of treatments on bermudagrass mite damage, and the effect of treatments on bermudagrass grass mite abundance (with regard to both individually infested plants and grass plugs in pots). Concludes that "insecticidal treatments alone in the early spring do not give appreciable reduction of bermudagrass mite damage or significant improvement in the green color of the grass."
Language:English
References:0
See Also:See also Part 1 "Evaluation of materials for the control of the bermudagrass mite - [Part 1]" Report on Turfgrass Research [Arizona], 1964, p. 9-19 R=169190 R=169190
Note:Tables
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Butler, G. D. Jr., and T. Scanlon. 1965. Evaluation of materials for the control of the bermudagrass mite - [Part II]. Rep. Turfgrass Res. [Ariz.]. p. 11-16.
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