Parathion, new insecticide: Effective against mites and woolly apple aphid
AuthorArthur D. Borden
Author AffiliationsArthur D. Borden, is Lecturer in Entomology, and Associate Entomologist in the Experiment Station, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 2(2):3-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n02p3. February 1948.
A new organic compound—officially named Parathion by the United States government, and known chemically as O, O-diethyl-O-p-nitrophenyl-thiophosphate and to research field men as 3422—was tested last season on deciduous fruit trees with excellent success.
Also in this issue:Costs of almond production: In California analyzed in recently completed study
Fungus flora species: In California citrus soils
Poultry Husbandry report for 1947: A brief progress report on research findings by the staff of the Division
Seedless Calimyrna figs: Produced without caprifigs by spraying with growth regulators
Wasp aids oriental fruit moth control
The mealybug problem: On newly grafted avocado trees
Value of urea tested: As a partial substitute for protein in range supplemental feeding
Citrus thrips control with DDT: Investigated in two Coachella Valley groves
Oriental fruit moth problem: In central California
Soil analysis: Not an answer, merely a tool in the study of soil problems
Soil sampler: Power-operated and mobile, new device speeds up soil surveying
The improvement of tomatoes by selection