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Resistance of Thrips tabaci to pyrethroid and organophosphorus insecticides in Ontario, Canada

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Title: Resistance of Thrips tabaci to pyrethroid and organophosphorus insecticides in Ontario, Canada
Author: Macintyre-Allen, Jennifer K.; Scott-Dupree, Cynthia D.; Tolman, Jeffery H.; Harris, C. Ronald
Abstract: Onion thrips, Thrips tabaci Lindeman, were collected from commercial onion fields in 2001, 2002 and 2003 to assess resistance to lambda-cyhalothrin, deltamethrin and diazinon. In 2001, six of eight adult populations were resistant to lambda-cyhalothrin, with resistance ratios (RR) ranging from 2 to 13.1 and four of these were also resistant to deltamethrin, with RR ranging from 19.3 to 120. Three of four adult populations were resistant to diazinon with RR ranging from 2.5 to 165.8. In 2002, four of seven nymphal populations and three of six adult populations were resistant to deltamethrin, with RR ranging from 4.3 to 72.5 and 9.4 to 839.2, respectively. Only one of six nymphal populations and one of five adult populations were resistant to diazinon, with RR of 5.6 and 2.3, respectively. In 2003 diagnostic dose bioassays, 15 of 16 onion thrips populations were resistant to lambda-cyhalothrin and all were resistant to deltamethrin. Eight of the 16 were resistant to diazinon. These results indicate that insecticide resistance is widespread in onion thrips in commercial onion fields in Ontario.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10214/2628
Date: 2005
Citation: Macintyre-Allen, J.K., Scott-Dupree, C.D., Tolman, J.H., and Harris, C. R. "Resistance of Thrips tabaci to pyrethroid and organophosphorus insecticides in Ontario, Canada." Pest Management Science 61.8 (2005): 809-815


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