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Linda Chalker-Scott Literature on Horticultural Oils

Literature on Horticultural Oils

Compiled by Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Extension Urban Horticulturist, WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center

  • Agnello, A.M., W.H. Reissig and T. Harris. 1994. Management of summer populations of European red mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) on apple with horticultural oil. Journal of Economic Entomology 87(1): 148-161.
  • Al Dabel, F., R.K. Mensah and B. Frerot, B. 2008. Effects of nC24 and nC27 petroleum spray oils on oviposition and egg survival of Ostrinia nubilalis Hubner (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) and Trichogramma brassicae Bezdenko (Hymenoptera, Trichogrammatidae) adults on maize plants. International Journal of Pest Management 54(1): 5-11.
  • Allen, W.R., B. Tehrani and R. Luft. 1993. Effect of horticultural oil, insecticidal soap, and film-forming products on the western flower thrips and the tomato spotted wilt virus. Plant Disease 77(9): 915-918.
  • Andrews, J.H., J.K. O’Mara and P.S. McManus. 2001. Methionine-Riboflavin and potassium bicarbonate-polymer sprays control apple flyspeck and sooty blotch. Plant Health Progress.
  • Baldson, J.A., S.K. Braman, A.F. Pendley and K.E. Espelie. 1993. Potential for integration of chemical and natural enemy suppression of azalea lace bug (Heteroptera: Tingidae). Journal of Environmental Horticulture 11(4): 153-156.
  • Baudoin, A., S.F. McDonald and T.K. Wolf. 2006. Factors affecting reductions in photosynthesis caused by applying horticultural oil to grapevine leaves. HortScience 41(2): 346-351.
  • Baxendale, F.P., D.H. Steinegger and R.W. Baxendale. 1995. Phytotoxicity evaluation of an insecticidal soap and horticultural oil on six turfgrass species. Journal of Turfgrass Management 1(2): 35-45.
  • Baxendale, R.W. and W.T. Johnson. 1988a. An evaluation of dormant oil phytotoxicity on six species of woody ornamentals. Journal of Arboriculture 14(4): 102-105.
  • Baxendale, R.W. and W.T. Johnson. 1988b. Evaluation of summer oil spray on amenity plants. Journal of Arboriculture 14(9): 220-225.
  • Baxendale, R.W, and W.T. Johnson. 1989. Update note concerning horticultural oil concentrations for verdant use. Journal of Arboriculture 15(2): 51-52.
  • Baxendale, R.W. and W.T. Johnson. 1990. Efficacy of summer oil spray on thirteen commonly occurring insect pests. Journal of Arboriculture 16(4): 89-94.
  • Beers, E.H., J.F. Brunner, J.E. Dunley, M. Doerr and K. Granger. 2005. Role of neonicotinyl insecticides in Washington apple integrated pest management. II. Nontarget effects on integrated mite control. Journal of Insect Science 5 [electronic resource].
  • Bell, M. 1994. Phytotoxicity and growth regulation of rooted chrysanthemum cuttings from insecticidal dips. North Carolina Flower Growers’ Bulletin 39(4): 6-8.
  • Bowen, K.L. and R.S. Roark. 2001. Management of black spot of rose with winter fungicide treatment. Plant Disease 85(4): 393-398.
  • Bowen, K.L., B. Young and B.K. Behe. 1995. Management of blackspot of rose in the landscape in Alabama. Plant Disease 79(3): 250-253.
  • Braman, S.K., J.G. Latimer, R.D. Oetting, R.D. McQueen, T.B. Eckberg and M. Prinster. 2000. Management strategy, shade, and landscape composition effects on urban landscape plant quality and arthropod abundance. Journal of Economic Entomology 93(5): 1464-1472.
  • Brown, I.M., D.I. Shapiro-Ilan and R.R. Gaugler, R.R. 2006. Entomopathogenic nematode infectivity enhancement using physical and chemical stressors. Biological Control: Theory and Application in Pest Management 2: 147-153.
  • Butler, G.D. Jr., T.J. Henneberry, P.A. Stansly and D.J. Schuster. 1993. Insecticidal effects of selected soaps, oils and detergents on the sweetpotato whitefly: (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Florida Entomologist 76(1): 161-167.
  • Clement, D.L., S.A. Gill and W. Potts. 1994. Alternatives for powdery mildew control on lilac. Journal of Arboriculture 20(4): 227-230.
  • Cloyd, R.A. 2006. Compatibility of insecticides with natural enemies to control pests of greenhouses and conservatories. Journal of Entomological Science 41(3): 189-197.
  • Cote, K.W., E.E. Lewis and P.B. Schultz. 2002. Compatibility of acaricide residues with Phytoseiulus persimilis and their effects on Tetranychus urticae. HortScience 37(6): 906-909.
  • Cote, K.W., P.B. Schultz and E.E. Lewis. 2004. Using acaricides in combination with Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henroit to suppress Tetranychus urticae Koch populations. Journal of Entomological Science 39(2): 267-274.
  • Cranshaw, W., Z. Jevremovic, D.C. Sclar and L. Mannix. 2000. Observations on the biology and control of the hawthorn (two-circuli) mealybug, Phenacoccus dearnessi (King). Journal of Arboriculture 26(4): 225-229.
  • Dami, I.E. and B.A. Beam. 2004. Response of grapevines to soybean oil application. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 55: 269-275.
  • Davidson, J.A., S.A. Gill and M.J. Raupp. 1990. Foliar and growth effects of repetitive summer horticultural oil sprays on trees and shrubs under drought stress. Journal of Arboriculture 16(4): 77-81.
  • Fernandez, D.E., E.H. Beers, J.F. Brunner, M.D. Doerr and J.E. Dunley. 2005. Effects of seasonal mineral oil applications on the pest and natural enemy complexes of apple. Journal of Economic Entomology 98: 1630-1640.
  • Fernandez, D.E., E.H. Beers, J.F. Brunner, M.D. Doerr and J.E. Dunley. 2006. Horticultural mineral oil applications for apple powdery mildew and codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L.). Crop Protection 25: 585-591.
  • Finger, S.A; Wolf, T.K; Baudoin, A.B 2002. Effects of horticultural oils on the photosynthesis, fruit maturity, and crop yield of winegrapes. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. 2002; 53(2): 116-124.
  • Fondren, K.M and D.G. McCullough. 2005. Phenology, natural enemies, and efficacy of horticultural oil for control of Chionaspis heterophyllae (Homoptera: Diaspididae) on Christmas tree plantations. Journal of Economic Entomology 98(5): 1603-1613.
  • Hanula, J.L. 1991. Seasonal abundance and control of the rhododendron gall midge, Clinodiplosis rhododendri (Felt), in container grown Rhododendron catawbiense Michaux. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 1991; 9(2): 68-71.
  • Hill, T.A. and R.E. Foster. 1998. Influence of selective insecticides on population dynamics of European red mite (Acari: Tetranychidae), apple rust mite (Acari: Eriophyidae), and their predator Amblyseius fallacis (Acari: Phytoseiidae) in apple. Journal of Economic Entomology 91(1): 191-199.
  • Hough-Goldstein, J. and C.B. Keil. 1991. Prospects for integrated control of the Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) using Perillus bioculatus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and various pesticides. Journal of Economic Entomology 84(6): 1645-1651.
  • Hubbard, J.L. and D.A. Potter. 2006. Managing calico scale (Hemiptera: Coccidae) infestations on landscape trees. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry 32(4): 138-147.
  • Johnson, W.T. 1985. Horticultural oils. Journal of Environmental Horticulture 3(4): 188-191.
  • Johnson, W.T. 1991. Rediscovering horticultural oils. American Nurseryman 173(1): 78-83.
  • Johnson, W.T. and D.L. Caldwell. 1987. Horticultural oil sprays to control pests of landscape plants: an industry survey. Journal of Arboriculture 13(5): 121-125.
  • Kerkhoff, K.L. 2004. How to: use horticultural oils for controlling pest problems. Grounds Maintenance 39(Feb.): 52.
  • Klingeman, W.E., G.D. Buntin, M.W. van Iersel and S.K. Braman. 2000. Whole-plant gas exchange, not individual-leaf measurements, accurately assesses azalea response to insecticides. Crop Protection 19(6): 407-415.
  • Krawczyk, G. and L.A. Hull. 2005. Use of a new generation of horticultural oils for mite management in fruit orchards. Bulletin OILB/SROP 28(7): 233-237.
  • Larew, H.G. and J.C. Locke. 1990. Repellency and toxicity of a horticultural oil against whiteflies on chrysanthemum. HortScience 25(11): 1406-1407.
  • Lee, L.W. and J.L. Knapp. 1993. Horticultural spray oil has little effect on citrus fruit quality, leaf drop and leaf freeze hardiness. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 105:10-13.
  • Lee, L.W. and J.L. Knapp. 1994. Effects of timing and multiple applications of horticultural oil sprays on citrus. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 107: 60-63.
  • Liang, G. and T.X. Liu. 2002. Repellency of a kaolin particle film, surround, and a mineral oil, sunspray oil, to silverleaf whitefly (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) on melon in the laboratory. Journal of Economic Entomology 95(2): 317-324.
  • Liu, Z.M., A. Meats and G.A.C. Beattie. 2006. Modification of host finding and oviposition behaviour of the citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella , by horticultural mineral oil. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 121: 243-251.
  • Lowery, D.T., K.C. Eastwell and M.J. Smirle. 1997. Neem seed oil inhibits aphid transmission of potato virus Y to pepper. Annals of Applied Biology 130(2): 217-225.
  • Mensah, R.K., B. Frerot and F.A. Dabel. 2005a. Effects of petroleum spray oils on oviposition behaviour and larval survival of Helicoverpa armigera Hubner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Ostrinia nubilalis Hubner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). International Journal of Pest Management 51: 111-119.
  • Mensah, R.K., W. Liang, D. Gibbs, R. Coates and D. Johnson. 2005c. Improving the efficacy of nuclear polyhedrosis virus and Bacillus thuringiensis against Helicoverpa spp. with ultra-violet light protected petroleum spray oils on cotton crops in Australia. International Journal of Pest Management 51: 101-109.
  • Mensah, R.K., W. Liang, D. Gibbs, R. Coates and D. Johnson. 2005b. Evaluation of nC27 petroleum spray oil for activity against Helicoverpa spp. on commercial cotton fields in Australia. International Journal of Pest Management 51: 63-70.
  • Miller, F.D. 1989. The use of horticultural oils and insecticidal soaps for control of insect pests of amenity plants. Journal of Arboriculture 15(11): 257-262.
  • Miller, F. 1997. An evaluation of repetitive summer horticultural oil sprays on selected woody landscape plants. Journal of Environmental Horticulture 15(2): 102-108.
  • Miller, F. and S. Uetz. 1998. Evaluating biorational pesticides for controlling arthropod pests and their phytotoxic effects on greenhouse crops. HortTechnology 8(2): 185-192.
  • Mmbaga, M.T and J.B Oliver. 2007. Effect of biopesticides on foliar diseases and Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) adults in roses (Rosa spp.), oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia), and crapemyrtle (Lagerstroemia indica ). Arboriculture and Urban Forestry 33(3): 210-219.
  • Muller, I., D.S . Mattinson and J.K. Fellman. 2005. Relationships between preharvest horticultural oil application and postharvest behaviour of ‘Golden Delicious’ apples: effect on volatile aroma production. Acta Horticulturae 682(2): 999-1005.
  • Myers, R.E., D.E. Deyton, and C.E. Sams. 1996. Applying soybean oil to dormant peach trees alters internal atmosphere, reduces respiration, delays bloom, and thins flower buds. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 12:96-100.
  • Nielsen, D.G. 1990a. Developing biorational pesticides for the landscape industry. OARDC Special Circular 135: 45-49. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.
  • Nielsen, D.G. 1990b. Evaluation of biorational pesticides for use in arboriculture. Journal of Arboriculture 16(4): 82-88.
  • Pierce, G.L., J.R. Baker, H.M. Linker and S.L. Warren. 1998. Using horticultural oil, pruning, and acephate banding to reduce the first generation of crapemyrtle aphid. Journal of Environmental Horticulture 16(1): 52-55.
  • Potter, D.A., L. Foss, R.E. Baumler and D.W. Held. 2005. Managing Eastern tent caterpillars Malacosoma americanum (F) on horse farms to reduce risk of mare reproductive loss syndrome. Pest Management Science 61(1): 3-15.
  • Raupp, M.J., J.J. Holmes, C. Sadof, P. Shrewsbury and J.A. Davidson. 2001. Effects of cover sprays and residual pesticides on scale insects and natural enemies in urban forests. Journal of Arboriculture 27(4): 203-213.
  • Rhea, J.R. 1996. Preliminary results for the chemical control of hemlock woolly adelgid in ornamental and natural settings, pp. 113-125. In : S.M. Salom,T.C. Tigner and R.C. Reardon (eds.), Proceedings of the First Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Review Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, 12 October 1995.
  • Richardson, R.J., H.P. Wilson, G.R. Armel and T.E. Hines. 2004. Influence of adjuvants on cotton (Gossypium hirsutum ) response to postemergence applications of CGA 362622. Weed Technology 18 (Jan-Mar): 9-15.
  • Riddick, E.W. and N.J. Mills. 1995. Seasonal activity of carabids (Coleoptera: Carabidae) affected by microbial and oil insecticides in an apple orchard in California. Environmental Entomology 24(2): 361-366.
  • Sadof, C.S. and D.C. Sclar. 2000. Effects of horticultural oil and foliar- or soil-applied systemic insecticides on euonymus scale in pachysandra. Journal of Arboriculture 26(2): 120-125.
  • Schrader, L. and R. Kammereck. 1996. Effect of horticultural oils on apple/pear physiology. Good Fruit Grower 47(7): 36-39.
  • Schulman, G. 1996. Chlorothalonil versus horticultural oil: phytotoxicity to rose foliage. Plant Disease 80(4): 347.
  • Shrewsbury, P.M. and M.R. Hardin. 2003. Evaluation of predatory mite (Acari: Phytoseiidae) releases to suppress spruce spider mites, Oligonychus ununguis (Acari: Tetranychidae), on juniper. Journal of Economic Entomology 96(6): 1675-1684.
  • Smith, S.F. and V.A. Krischik. 2000. Effects of biorational pesticides on four coccinellid species (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) having potential as biological control agents in interiorscapes. Journal of Economic Entomology 93(3): 732-736.
  • Stanyard, M.J., R.E. Foster and T.J. Gibb. 1997. Effects of orchard ground cover and mite management options on the population dynamics of European red mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) and Amblyseius fallacis (Acari: Phytoseiidae) in apple. Journal of Economic Entomology 90(2): 595-603.
  • Stanyard, M.J., R.E. Foster and T.J. Gibb. 1998. Population dynamics of Amblyseius fallacis (Acari: Phytoseiidae) and European red mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) in apple trees treated with selected acaricides. Journal of Economic Entomology 91(1): 217-225.
  • Tan, B.L., N. Reddy, V. Sarafis, G.A.C. Beattie and R. Spooner-Hart. 2005a. Noninvasive localization of petroleum-derived spray oil in plants with chemical shift selective magnetic resonance imaging. HortScience 40: 720-725.
  • Tan, B. L., V. Sarafis, G.A.C. Beattie, R. White, E.M. Darley and R. Spooner-Hart. 2005b. Localization and movement of mineral oil in plants by fluorescence and confocal microscopy. Journal of Experimental Botany 56: 2755-2763.
  • Tjosvold, S.A. and S.T. Koike. 2001. Evaluation of reduced risk and other biorational fungicides on the control of powdery mildew on greenhouse roses. Acta Horticulturae 547: 59-67.
  • Turner, J.C.L. and E.A. Buss. 2005. Biology and management of Allokermes kingii (Hemiptera: Kermesidae) on oak trees (Quercus spp.). Journal of Arboriculture 31(4): 198-202.
  • Ulrichs, C. and I. Mewis. 2003. Evaluation and risk-assessment of bio-rational pesticides for controlling crucifer pests in urban horticulture in the Philippines, pp. 211-221. In : H. Balder, K.H. Strauch and G.F. Backhaus (eds.), Second International Symposium on Plant Health in Urban Horticulture, Berlin, Germany, 27-29 August, 2003. Biologische Bundesanstalt fur Land und Forstwirtschaft, Berlin, Germany.
  • Weissling, T.J., T.M. Lewis, L.M. McDonough and D.R. Horton. 1997. Reduction in pear psylla (Homoptera: Psyllidae) oviposition and feeding by foliar application of various materials. Canadian Entomologist 129(4): 637-643.
  • Wins-Purdy, A.H., G.J.R. Judd and M.L. Evenden. 2007. Disruption of pheromone communication of Choristoneura rosaceana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) using microencapsulated sex pheromones formulated with horticultural oil. Environmental Entomology 36(5): 1189-1198.
  • Xie, Y.S. and M.B. Isman. 1995. Toxicity and deterrency of depitched tall oil to the green peach aphid, Myzus persicae. Crop Protection 14(1): 51-56.
  • Yandoc, C.B., R. Charudattan and D.G. Shilling. 2004. Suppression of cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) by a bioherbicidal fungus and plant competition. Weed Science 52(4): 649-653.
  • Yandoc, C.B., R. Charudattan and D.G. Shilling. 2005. Evaluation of fungal pathogens as biological control agents for cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica). Weed Technology 19(1): 19-26.
  • Zhang, M., L. Wilhoit and C. Geiger. 2005. Assessing dormant season organophosphate use in California almonds. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 105 (1-2): 41-58.
  • Ziv, O; Shifris, C; Grinberg, S; Fallik, E; Sadeh, A 1994. Control of Leveillula taurica mildew (Oidiopsis taurica) on pepper plants. Hassadeh 74(5): 526-532.