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Gholami Z, Sadeghi A, Sheikhi Garjan A, Nazemi Rafi J, Gholami F. Susceptibility of western flower thrips Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) to some synthetic and botanical insecticides under laboratory conditions. JCP. 4 (20) :627-632
URL: http://jcp.modares.ac.ir/article-3-2469-en.html
1- Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.
2- Department of Agricultural Entomology Research, Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, Tehran, Iran.
3- Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran.
Abstract:   (4988 Views)
This study was conducted to investigate commercial formulations of insecticides against western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande).The insects were collected from commercial greenhouses of cucumber in Varamin, Iran. The tested insecticides were diazinon (EC 60%), cypermethrin (EC 40%), fipronil (EC 2.5%), imidacloprid (SC 35%) and a botanical insecticide oxymatrine (Kingbo, AS 0.6%). Fipronil had the highest efficacy among all tested insecticides (LC50 = 17.97 ppm). However, imidacloprid had the lowest efficacy (LC50 = 2303 ppm). The oxymatrine was effective (LC50 = 69.94 ppm) after fipronil.
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Article Type: Short Paper | Subject: Insecticides Bioassay
Received: 2014/08/17 | Accepted: 2015/07/29 | Published: 2015/11/1

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