Selection improves Sevin resistance in spider mite predator
AuthorsRichard T. Roush
Marjorie A. Hoy
Authors AffiliationsRichard T. Roush is a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley; Marjorie A. Hoy is Assistant Professor and Assistant Entomologist at the University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 34(1):11-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v034n01p11. January 1980.
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AbstractA genetic selection program to develop a carbaryl-resistant strain of Metaseiulus occidentalis, the predator of the spider mite, has been successful. This is believed to be the first time that a genetically improved biological control agent has been proved effective in the field.
Roush R, Hoy M. 1980. Selection improves Sevin resistance in spider mite predator. Hilgardia 34(1):11-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v034n01p11
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