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dc.contributor.author Furutani, S C en_US
dc.contributor.author Arita-Tsutsumi, L en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-12T01:41:02Z en_US
dc.date.available 2009-05-12T01:41:02Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2001-05 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Furutani SC, Arita-Tsutsumi L. 2001. Use of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis and methoprene to control Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae), in non-circulating hydroponics tanks. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 35:103–109. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0073-134X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/8107 en_US
dc.description.abstract Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis, (Bti) and methoprene (isopropyl (2E-4E)-11-trimethyl-2,4-dodecadienoate) were tested for control of the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Skuse) in non-circulating hydroponics tanks of lettuce. The results showed that Bti and methoprene formulations reduced mosquito larvae and pupae population for the duration of the lettuce crop (4 to 5 wk) compared to the non-treated control. Bti and methoprene treatments, however, caused reduced lettuce head weight and root growth. Leaf lettuce cultivars ‘Red Sails’ and ‘Green Ice’ were more tolerant to Bti treatment compared to ‘Manoa’. Lowering the Bti (VectoBac G) application rate from 1.04 to 0.54g/m2 increased head weight and root growth for ‘Manoa‘ lettuce. The tank treatments presented in this study were not replicated due to the use of large, commercial-scale tanks and limited greenhouse space. en_US
dc.format.extent 7 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher Hawaiian Entomological Society en_US
dc.subject Aedes albopictus en_US
dc.subject Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis en_US
dc.subject crop yield en_US
dc.subject hydroponics en_US
dc.subject Lactuca sativa en_US
dc.subject lettuce en_US
dc.subject methoprene en_US
dc.subject mosquito control en_US
dc.title Use of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis and Methoprene to Control Asian Tiger Mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae), in Non-circulating Hydroponics Tanks en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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