Study of systemic insecticides: Location and amounts of residue in plant tissues determined with aid of radio-phosphorus tracers
AuthorsR. L. Metcalf
R. B. March
T. R. Fukuto
Authors AffiliationsR. L. Metcalf is Chairman of the Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside; R. B. March is Assistant Entomologist, University of California, Riverside; T. R. Fukuto is Assistant Insect Toxicologist, University of California, Riverside.
Hilgardia 8(6):5-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n06p5. June 1954.
The systemic insecticides – schradan – octamethyl pyrophosphoramide and demeton or Systox–O,O-diethyl O-ethyl-beta-mercaptoethyl thionphos-phate–and their derivatives have shown unusual promise for the control of mites and aphids and other sucking insects of a variety of agricultural crops.
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