Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Systemic insecticides: Control of plant feeding pests by poisoning plant juices studied

Authors

Robert L. Metcalf
Robert B. Carlson

Authors Affiliations

Robert L. Metcalf is Associate Entomologist, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside; Robert B. Carlson is Laboratory Technician, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 4(11):3-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v004n11p3. November 1950.

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Abstract

Systemic insecticides— compounds which can be absorbed readily by plant foliage and roots and subsequently trans-located throughout the plant—render the plant tissues poisonous or unpalatable to juice feeding insect pests.

Metcalf R, Carlson R. 1950. Systemic insecticides: Control of plant feeding pests by poisoning plant juices studied. Hilgardia 4(11):3-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v004n11p3
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