Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date

1966

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Entomology-Zoology

Abstract

Insecticides play a major role in the economy of South Dakota which is basically an agricultural state. Large tracts of land in cultivation and pasture offer unlimited propagating areas for injurious plant insects. Natural control measures are not always adequate to ward off frequent outbreaks of these insects. As a result steps have been taken to minimize the chance of these outbreaks developing into epidemic proportions. The application of chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides has been among the control measures employed. (see more in text)

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Insecticides -- Toxicology
Insecticides --Physiological effect

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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