Practical Control of Wireworm with 'Gammexane'

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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 1.2.3.4.5.6-hexachlorocyclohexane ('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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