A simplified bioassay system: Improved detection of dicofol-resistant spider mites in cotton
Timothy J. Dennehy, University of California
Jeffrey Granett, University of California
California Agriculture 36(11):11-13. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v036n11p11.
Timothy J. Dennehy is Graduate Student, Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis. Jeffrey Granett is Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis.
The bioassay technique revealed that mites were killed on contact but tolerated miticide residues.
The authors gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of Thomas Leigh, U.S. Cotton Research Station, Shafter, and Vernon Burton, Extension Entomologist, U.C., Davis. Project Statistician is Jessica Utts, Division of Statistics, U.C., Davis. This research was supported in part by a grant from the University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Project.