Volume 8, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


This compendium is exactly what it claims to be—a brief, comprehensive summary or abstract. It is not a review or text. Although invaluable for reference, it is in no way suitable for continuous reading. The book contains 188 sections of varying length; 164 of them deal with specific compounds while the other 24 deal with the following general topics: Antibiotics and Antimetabolites; Arsenic and Arsenicals; Bees and Other Beneficial Insects vs. Insecticides; Carbamates and Carbamic Acid Esters as Insecticides; Clothing Impregnants vs. Chiggers; Coal Tar Dyes; Cytochrome Oxidase; Dinitrophenols; Fluorine, Fluorides, Fluosilicates, and Fluoaluminates; Insecticidal Fumigants; Insecticide Sprays and Droplet Behavior; Miticides; Mosquito Larvae and Body Lice Insecticide Tests; Organic Phosphorus Insecticides; Organic Thiocyanates and Thiocyanoacetates; Oviposition Inhibitors for ; Phytotoxicity; Plants which are Insecticidal; Repellents; Resistance; Synergists and Synergism; Systemic Insecticides; Temperature and Insecticidal Action; Termites vs. Repellents and Insecticides. In addition, the introduction contains concise definitions of terms dealing with the testing of insecticides


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