Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

DDT residues on sweet corn: Kernels and cob of corn treated with DDT remain practically free of residues but amounts on plant restrict use as fodder

Authors

Oscar G. Bacon
Wallace R. Erwin

Authors Affiliations

Oscar G. Bacon is Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of California, Davis; Wallace R. Erwin is Principal Laboratory Technician, University of California, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 10(2):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n02p11. February 1956.

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Abstract

Technical DDT at the rate of 4.5 to 12 pounds an acre—depending upon the method and number of applications—is applied to most of California's commercial sweet corn acreage to control the corn earworm.

Bacon O, Erwin W. 1956. DDT residues on sweet corn: Kernels and cob of corn treated with DDT remain practically free of residues but amounts on plant restrict use as fodder. Hilgardia 10(2):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n02p11
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