Practical Control of Wireworm with 'Gammexane'


FROM the beginning of the War a considerable programme of work on the control of wireworm by chemical means was prosecuted by these laboratories. Following the discovery of the insecticidal properties of the gamma isomer of ('Gammexane') in 19421, it seemed likely that the new agent might control wireworm attack.

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    Slade, R. E., Chem. and Ind., 40, 314 (1945).

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THOMAS, F., JAMESON, H. Practical Control of Wireworm with 'Gammexane'. Nature 157, 555 (1946) doi:10.1038/157555a0

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