Sweetpotato Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci Gennadius) Control: Field Studies with Insecticides on Cotton in the Imperial Valley, CA
AffiliationWestern Cotton Research Laboratory, USDA -ARS, Phoenix, AZ
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AbstractInsecticides and insecticide mixtures were evaluated for sweetpotato whitefly (Bemisia tabaci Gennadius) control on cotton in the Imperial Valley, CA in 1992. Seasonal average number of large immatures was 1.6/cm² leaf disk from plots treated with a mixture of Danitol and Orthene as compared to 4. 5/cm² on leaf disks from untreated control plots. Lint yield was 1232 lbs/ac compared to other treatments which ranged from 551 to 976 lbs /ac.