Department of Entomology-Zoology
Insecticide treatments increase alfalfa seed production. Since South Dakota ranks among the top states in acres of alfalfa harvested for seed, proper selection and application of insecticides is of considerable economic importance.
This publication reports results of tests conducted in the state during a 5-year period to determine the most economical and effective ways to control insects that reduce alfalfa seed yields.
alfalfa seed production, alfalfa seed production practices, alfalfa seed production insecticides, DDT, lindane
South Dakota Experiment Station, South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts
Walstrom, R. J., "Insecticides Increase Alfalfa Seed Production in South Dakota" (1961). Research Bulletins of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (1887-2011). 499.