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MOA: Acetylcholine esterase inhibitors, Organophophates
Group: OP CAS #: 6923224 Shaugnessy Code: 58901

Reported Resistance

Species Order Family Common Name(s) Group Host
bemisia tabaci homoptera aleyrodidae sweetpotato whitefly AG cotton
bucculatrix thurberiella lepidoptera lyonetiidae cotton leaf perforator AG cotton
cacopsylla pyri homoptera psyllidae pear psylla, european pear sucker AG
culex pipiens pipiens diptera culicidae house mosquito MED House Mosquito
diatraea saccharalis lepidoptera pyralidae sugarcane borer AG sugarcane
earias vittella lepidoptera noctuidae the spotted bollworm AG cotton
helicoverpa armigera lepidoptera noctuidae cotton bollworm AG cotton, corn, sorghum, tomato
heliothis virescens lepidoptera noctuidae tobacco budworm AG chickpea, corn, cotton, tobacco
Helopeltis theivora hemiptera miridae Tea Mosquito Bug
leptinotarsa decemlineata coleoptera chrysomelidae colorado potato beetle AG eggplant, pepper, potato, tomato
lygus hesperus hemiptera miridae western tarnished plant bug AG alfalfa, bean, cotton, safflower
myzus persicae homoptera aphididae green peach aphid AG flower, crops, fruit, trees, grains, tobacco, vegetables
nilaparvata lugens homoptera delphacidae brown planthopper AG rice
plutella xylostella lepidoptera plutellidae diamond-back moth AG crucifers, nasturtium
rhipicephalus microplus acari ixodidae southern/tropical cattle tick MED cattle
rhizoglyphus robini acari acaridae bulb mite AG Ornamental plants, stored onions
spodoptera littoralis lepidoptera noctuidae egyptian cotton leafworm, army worm AG alfalfa, cotton, potato, vegetables
spodoptera litura lepidoptera noctuidae mediterranean climbing cutworm AG Tobacco
tetranychus urticae acari tetranychidae twospotted spider mite AG cotton, fruits, vegetables, walnut, ornamentals
trialeurodes albutilonea homoptera aleyrodidae bandedwing whitefly AG cotton
trialeurodes vaporariorum homoptera aleyrodidae greenhouse whitefly AG cucumber, tomato, ornamentals
trichoplusia ni lepidoptera noctuidae cabbage looper AG crucifers

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