oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A Preliminary Study of the Relative Toxicity of Tanalith K and Dieldrin to Young Larvae of the European Houseborer, Hylotrupes bajalus L.
|Article Title||A Preliminary Study of the Relative Toxicity of Tanalith K and Dieldrin to Young Larvae of the European Houseborer, Hylotrupes bajalus L.|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Western Province Fruit Research station, Stellenbosch|
|Publication Date||Nov 1951|
|Pages||144 - 147|
|Keyword(s)||Dieldrin, European houseborer, Insecticides, Pentachlorophenol, Relative toxicity, Tanalith K., Timber preservatives and Woodborers|
A preliminary investigation of the relative toxicity of two new insecticides to larvae of the European houseborer was carried out during the summer of 1950-1951. These two insecticides were evaluated against a 5% solution of pentachlorophenol, one of the most commonly used timber preservatives.
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