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Selecting for insecticide resistance in a California red scale parasitoid

Authors

Jay A. Rosenheim
Marjorie A. Hoy
James Gorden
James R. Stewart

Authors Affiliations

Jay A. Rosenheim is Assistant Entomologist, Department of Entomology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu; Marjorie A. Hoy is Professor, Department of Entomological Sciences, University of California, Berkeley; James Gorden is Pest Control Advisors, Pest Management Associates, Exeter, California; James R. Stewart is Pest Control Advisors, Pest Management Associates, Exeter, California.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 43(1):17-18. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n01p17. January 1989.

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Abstract

Natural insecticide resistance of a biological control agent of California red scale was augmented in the laboratory, suggesting that selected strains of the parasitoid, Aphytis melinus, may be able to survive in citrus groves sprayed with carbaryl.

Rosenheim J, Hoy M, Gorden J, Stewart J. 1989. Selecting for insecticide resistance in a California red scale parasitoid. Hilgardia 43(1):17-18. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n01p17
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