Tobacco thrips tolerant to seed treatments

http://www.arkansas-crops.com/2013/11/08/cruiser-thiamethoxam-seed-treatment-may-be-ineffective-on-tobacco-thrips-in-cotton/

As you read this article, keep in mind that my lab will be starting a colony of tobacco thrips next month. We’re going to first develop dose response curves for 4 neonics using a susceptible laboratory colony. Next, we’ll test a discriminating dose of LD80 on 3 field populations in the bootheel. If you think you may have resistant or chemical tolerant individuals in the fields you are scouting, please let me know.



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