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EVALUATION OF INSECTICIDES FOR CONTROL OF GRASSHOPPERS IN PASTURE ADJACENT TO MUSTARD GREENS, 2001

EVALUATION OF INSECTICIDES FOR CONTROL OF GRASSHOPPERS IN PASTURE ADJACENT TO MUSTARD GREENS, 2001 (G59) RANGE: Mixed forage grasses with a predominance of fescue EVALUATION OF INSECTICIDES FOR CONTROL OF GRASSHOPPERS IN PASTURE ADJACENT TO MUSTARD GREENS, 2001 Paul McLeod, Jennifer Waters, and Javier Diaz Department of Entomology University of Arkansas 320 Agriculture Building Fayetteville, AK 72701 Phone: (501) 575-3397 Fax: (501) 575-3348 E-mail: pjmcleod@uark.edu Greenstriped grasshopper (GSGH): Chortophaga viridifasciata (De Geer) Redlegged grasshopper (RLGH): Melanoplus femurrubrum (De Geer) A forage pasture composed primarily of fescue was sprayed with different insecticides to prevent grasshoppers from moving into adjacent mustard greens. The study was located in a commercial pasture in Fayetteville, AR. Insecticides were applied with a bicycle sprayer equipped with 10 Tee Jet 80015 nozzles calibrated to deliver 7.4 gpa at 2.4 mph. Treatments were applied on 19 Jul in a RCB design with 4 replications and included 0.5% Latron CS-7. Plot size was 31 ft by 75 ft. Grasshoppers were counted just prior to treatment and at 3 and 8 DAT by counting the number of flying grasshoppers while walking through each plot. Almost all grasshoppers counted in the non-treated plots were GSGH and RLGH. At both 3 and 8 DAT, all treatments resulted in significantly reduced numbers of adult grasshoppers when compared to numbers in untreated plots. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Arthropod Management Tests Oxford University Press

EVALUATION OF INSECTICIDES FOR CONTROL OF GRASSHOPPERS IN PASTURE ADJACENT TO MUSTARD GREENS, 2001

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(G59) RANGE: Mixed forage grasses with a predominance of fescue EVALUATION OF INSECTICIDES FOR CONTROL OF GRASSHOPPERS IN PASTURE ADJACENT TO MUSTARD GREENS, 2001 Paul McLeod, Jennifer Waters, and Javier Diaz Department of Entomology University of Arkansas 320 Agriculture Building Fayetteville, AK 72701 Phone: (501) 575-3397 Fax: (501) 575-3348 E-mail: pjmcleod@uark.edu Greenstriped grasshopper (GSGH): Chortophaga viridifasciata (De Geer) Redlegged grasshopper (RLGH): Melanoplus femurrubrum (De Geer) A forage pasture composed primarily of fescue was sprayed with different insecticides to prevent grasshoppers from moving into adjacent mustard greens. The study was located in a commercial pasture in Fayetteville, AR. Insecticides were applied with a bicycle sprayer equipped with 10 Tee Jet 80015 nozzles calibrated to deliver 7.4 gpa at 2.4 mph. Treatments were applied on 19 Jul in a RCB design with 4 replications and included 0.5% Latron CS-7. Plot size was 31 ft by 75 ft. Grasshoppers were counted just prior to treatment and at 3 and 8 DAT by counting the number of flying grasshoppers while walking through each plot. Almost all grasshoppers counted in the non-treated plots were GSGH and RLGH. At both 3 and 8 DAT, all treatments resulted in significantly reduced numbers of adult grasshoppers when compared to numbers in untreated plots.

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Arthropod Management TestsOxford University Press

Published: Jan 1, 2002

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