Insecticide toxicity, synergism, and resistance in the German cockroach (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae)

J. G. Scott, D. G. Cochran, B. D. Siegfried

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Abstract

Toxicity of nine insecticides by topical application to the susceptible strain Blattella germanica varied >2000-fold, with deltamethrin (LD50=0.004μg per cockroach) and malathion (LD50=8.4μg per cockroach) being the most and least toxic, respectively. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1698-1703
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of economic entomology
Volume83
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1990

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology
  • Insect Science

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