Managing Insecticide and Miticide Resistance in Florida Landscapes
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Buss, Eileen A., James F. Price, Elzie McCord, and Curtis Nagle. 2007. “Managing Insecticide and Miticide Resistance in Florida Landscapes: ENY-842/IN714, 7/2007”. EDIS 2007 (19). Gainesville, FL.


ENY-824, a 10-page fact sheet by Eileen A. Buss, James F. Price, Elzie McCord, and Curtis Nagle, encourages landscape managers in Florida to implement resistance management practices. It provides definitions, discussions of resistance development and management, and the use of mixtures, rotations, and mosaics as strategies. Includes references and tables showing the mode of action of insecticides and miticides. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, July 2007.

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