Insecticides from Wild Tomato - Insects have developed resistance to many, in some cases all, of the synthetic insecticides used for their control. Botanical insecticides offer a partial solution as substitutes for synthetic pesticides, particularly when two or more active components are combined.
- Natural Capsaicinoids: Alternative Pesticides for Organic Growers
- Botanical Insecticide: Impact on Environmental Quality
- George Antonious, Principal Investigator
- Zachary Ray, Research Assistant
- Janet Meyer, Research Assistant
Antonious GF and Patterson MA (2005). Napropamide residues in runoff and infiltration water from pepper production. J. Environ. Sci. Health B40 (3): 1-12.
Antonious GF, Kochhar TS, and Simmons, AM (2005). Natural Products: Seasonal variation in trichome counts and contents in Lycopersicum hirsutum f. Glabratum. J. Environ. Sci. Health B40 (4): Accepted for Publication.
Antonious GF (2004). Persistence of 2-tridecanone on the leaves of seven vegetables. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 73 (6). In press.
Antonious GF, Patel GA, Snyder JC, and Coyne MS (2004). Pyrethrins and piperonyl butoxide adsorption to soil organic matter. J. Environ. Sci. Health B39 (1): 19-32.
Antonious GF (2004). Trifluralin residues in runoff and infiltration water from tomato production. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 72 (5): 962-969.
Antonious, GF (2004). Residues and half-lives of pyrethrins on field-grown pepper and tomato. J. Environ. Sci. Health B39 (4): 491-503.
Antonious, GF (2003). Soil infiltration by pesticides. In: Encyclopedia of Pest Management. Pimentel D (ed), volume 3, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, pp. 1-4.
Antonious, GF (2003). Impact of soil management and two botanical insecticides on urease and invertase activity. J Environ Sci Health B38 (4): 479-488.
Antonious, GF and Kochhar, TS (2003). Zingiberene and curcumene in wild tomato. J Environ Sci Health B38 (4): 489-500.
Antonious, GF, Dahlman DL, and Hawkins LM (2003). Insecticidal and acaricidal performance of methyl ketones in wild tomato leaves. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 71 (2): 400-407.
Antonious, GF, Hawkins LM, and TS Kochhar (2003). Foliar phenolic variation in wild tomato. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 70 (1): 9-16.
Antonious, G.F. (2001). Production and Quantification of Methyl Ketones in Wild Tomato Accessions. J. Environ. Sci. Health B36 (6): 835-848.