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Journal of Integrative Agriculture  2018, Vol. 17 Issue (01): 158-163    DOI: 10.1016/S2095-3119(16)61613-1
Special Issue: 害虫抗药性和毒理学合辑Pest Toxicology
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First report of field resistance to cyantraniliprole, a new anthranilic diamide insecticide, on Bemisia tabaci MED in China
WANG Ran1*, WANG Jin-da2*, CHE Wu-nan3, LUO Chen1   
1 Institute of Plant and Environment Protection, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, Beijing 100097, P.R.China
2 National Engineering Research Center of Sugarcane, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou 350002, P.R.China
3 Department of Pesticide Sciences, Shenyang Agricultural University, Shenyang 110866, P.R.China
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Abstract  The Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) cryptic species complex comprises important insect pests that cause devastating damage to agricultural crops worldwide.  In China, the B. tabaci Mediterranean (MED) (or biotype Q) species is threatening agricultural production all over the country as resistance to commonly used insecticides has increased.  This situation highlights the need for alternative pest control measures.  Cyantraniliprole, a novel anthranilic diamide insecticide, has been widely employed to control Hemipteran pests.  To monitor the levels of resistance to cyantraniliprole in B. tabaci field populations in China, bioassays were conducted for 18 field samples from nine provinces over two years.  Compared with median lethal concentration (LC50) for the MED susceptible strain, all field samples had significantly higher resistance to cyantraniliprole.  Furthermore, resistance factors (RFs) increased significantly in samples from Shanxi (from 5.62 in 2015 to 25.81 in 2016), Hunan (3.30 in 2015 to 20.97 in 2016) and Hubei (from 9.81 in 2015 to 23.91 in 2016) provinces.  This study indicates a considerable decrease in the efficacy of cyantraniliprole against B. tabaci and establishes a baseline of susceptibility that could serve as a reference for future monitoring and management of B. tabaci resistance to cyantraniliprole.
Keywords:  Bemisia tabaci        cyantraniliprole        anthranilic diamides        baseline susceptibility        resistance development  
Received: 13 February 2017   Accepted:

This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (31601635), the Beijing Natural Science Foundation, China (6174038), and the earmarked fund for Beijing Innovation Consortium of Agriculture Research System, China (BAIC07-2017).

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