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Sulfoxaflor control of oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi) in Western Australian cereals Robert Annetts, Dow AgroSciences ...

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The aphids cause damage to cereal crops by direct feeding on sap, through transmission of plant virus such as barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) and cereal yellow dwarf virus (CYDV), by injecting toxins or by inducing secondary fungal growth (sooty mould) on honey dew (Thackray, et al. 2005)... Sulfoxaflor is currently being assessed by the APVMA and may be registered in mid 2012 with the trade name Transform Insecticide... Data presented shows that sulfoxaflor is effective on oat aphid at rates between 12-24 g ai/ha...
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