Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Evaluation and Management of Neonicotinoid Resistant Tobacco Thrips (Frankliniella fusca) (Hinds) in Cotton
by Darnell, Chelsie Hope, M.S., Mississippi State University, 2017, 114; 10275359
Abstract (Summary)

Research was conducted 2014-2016 to determine how tobacco thrips ( Frankliniella fusca) (Hinds) resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides impact thrips resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides in cotton, Gossypium hirsutum (L.).Studies included bioassays to determine severity and mechanism of resistance and evaluation of host plant characteristics in multiple cotton varieties. Another aspect of research focused on the neonicotinoid insecticide clothianidin and its leaching ability as a seed treatment on corn by evaluating soil type, water regime, and amount found in tissue.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Catchot, Angus L., Jr.., Musser, Fred R.
Commitee: Cook, Donald R., Dodds, Darrin M., Gore, Jeffery, Morsello, Shannon C.
School: Mississippi State University
Department: Agriculture and Life Sciences
School Location: United States -- Mississippi
Source: MAI 56/06M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Agronomy, Entomology
Keywords: Cotton, Host plant resistance, Insecticide resistance, Neonicotinoid, Soil, Tobacco thrips
Publication Number: 10275359
ISBN: 9780355142228
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