A critical review of the techniques for testing insecticides
General principles of insecticide testing. Handling insects in insecticide tests. Standardisation of insects for testing. Stomach poison insecticides in solid. Stomach poison insecticides in liquid form. Contact poisons in solid form. Laboratory tests of sprays and aerosols. Immersion methods. Injection or application of contact insecticides to individual insects. Fumigants. Insect repellents and atractants. Toxicological statistics.
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HANDLING INSECTS IN INSECTICIDE TESTS
CHAPTER HI STANDARDISATION OF INSECTS FOR TESTING
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