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Control of the Irish potato weevil, Premnotrypes vorax, with aldrin, dieldrin and heptachlor in Ecuador.

Merino, M.G.; Vazquez, V.

Turrialba 12(1): 28-35

1962


Accession: 013998083

The larvae of P. vorax cause considerable damage to Solanum potatoes in the major production areas at 3000-3600m alt. In trials in Chimborazo province, aldrin, dieldrin and heptachlor were applied at 5 lb and 7.5 lb technical material/ac (a) in the furrow before planting and (b) broadcast over the plot and worked into the surface before planting.

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