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Field Evaluation of Four Insecticides for the Control of the Mango Leaf-cutting Weevil, Deporaus marginatus Pasc.

P.G. Soh and K.C. Khoo

Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, Volume 6, Issue 1, April 1983

Keywords: Deporaus marginatus; mango: deltamethrin; etrimfos; acephate; dicrotophos..

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In an insecticidal trial fo r the control o f the leaf-cutting weevil o f mango, Deporaus marginatus Pasc., deltamethrin was the most effective insecticide followed by etrimfos, acephate and dicrotophos in that order. A persistency study of deltamethrin in the field showed that the insecticide was effective for up to two weeks.

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