Jump to the main content of this page
Pacific Southwest Research Station
Publications and ProductsOrder a printed copy
of this publication.
Title: Oak leaf roller: contact toxicity of four insecticides applied to the larvae
Author: Greene, Lula E.; Page, Marion
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-291. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 3 p
Station ID: RN-PSW-291
Description: A defoliator of oak and witch-hazel, the oak leaf roller (Archips semiferanus [Walker]) is found in large numbers in northeastern United States and in southwest Ontario, Canada. DDT was formerly used to control this insect. As a preliminary step in finding alternatives to DDT for field testing against the oak leaf roller, four insecticides were evaluated in the laboratory. All four-bioethanomethrin, mexacarbate, phoxim, pyrethrins-caused 90 percent kill with less than 1 pg per insect.
Keywords: Archips semiferanus; chemical control; insecticides; bioethanomethrin; mexacarbate; phoxim; pyrethrins; Quercus spp.; Hamamelis spp.
View and Print this Publication (147 KB)
Greene, Lula E.; Page, Marion 1974. Oak leaf roller: contact toxicity of four insecticides applied to the larvae. Res. Note PSW-RN-291. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 3 p.
|Last Modified: Nov 18, 2013 01:44:16 PM|