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dc.contributor.author Furutani, S C en_US
dc.contributor.author Arita-Tsutsumi, L en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-14T01:23:17Z en_US
dc.date.available 2009-05-14T01:23:17Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2001-05 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Furutani SC, Arita-Tsutsumi L. 2001. Split-application of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis to control Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera:Culicidae) without reducing lettuce head weight in non-circulating hydroponics. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 35:115–118. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0073-134X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/8126 en_US
dc.description Scientific note. en_US
dc.description.abstract Vectobac G (Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis) application at 1.08 and 0.54g/ m2 to subirrigated pot and suspended forestry tube methods of non-circulating hydroponics in an unreplicated experiment greatly reduced numbers of Asian tiger mos- quito, Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae), larvae and pupae compared to non-treated controls. Both Vectobac G rates, however, reduced lettuce head weight and root growth compared to the control. When the 0.54/m2 rate was applied as a split-application (0.27g/m2 applied 2 weeks apart), A. albopictus larvae and pupae were still controlled throughout the lettuce cropping cycle and lettuce head weight was not significantly affected. Therefore, the split-application of Vectobac G may be an effective strategy to control mosquitos breeding in commercialized non-circulating hydroponic lettuce operations in Hawaii. en_US
dc.format.extent 4 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 application rate en_US
dc.subject application timing 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 mosquito control en_US
dc.title Split-Application of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis to Control Asian Tiger Mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera:Culicidae) without Reducing Lettuce Head Weight in Non-Circulating Hydroponics en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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