ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Residual efficacy of selected insecticides on stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)

Monday, November 14, 2011: 9:27 AM
Room A6, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
James Wesley McPherson , Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
Angus Catchot , Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
Fred R. Musser , Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
Donald Cook , Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Stoneville, MS
Clint Allen , Southern Insect Management Research Unit, USDA - ARS, Stoneville, MS
These trials show the residual activity from six different insecticides commonly used to control stink bugs in Missis-sippi. All of the insecticides resulted in minimal mortality beyond 3 days after treatment. Rainfall significantly re-duced the amount of residual activity from the insecticides.