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K. , C. SHIH-COLEMAN, and J. ThExMAN: Insect control of the future: Operational and policy aspects. Science 186, 596 (1974). EIDT, D. : The effect of fenitrothion from large-scale forest spraying on benthos in New Brunswick headwaters streams. Can. Entomol. 107,743 (1975 a). - - Effects of fenitrothion from 1974 forest spraying on benthos of the Nashwaak project study streams. Environ. Can. For. , Maritimes For. Res. Centre, Fredericton. Info. Rept. M-X-49, 7 pp. (1975 b). - - , and K. M. S. SUNDARAM: The insecticide fenitrothion in headwaters streams from large-scale forest spraying.

Atlantic Salmon Foundation Spec. Publ. Ser. 4( 1),83 (1973). FINDLAY, G. , G. J. HOWE, and W. L. LOCKHART: Impact of fenitrothion upon Japanese quail (Comrnix coturnix' iaponica) in a forest ecosystem. Manit. Entomol. 8, 10 (1974). FLANNAGAN, J. : Field and laboratory studies of the effect of exposure to fenitrothion on freshwater aquatic invertebrates. Manit. Entomol. 7, 15 (1973). FRErrAG, R, and F. POULTER: The effects of the insecticides Sumithion and phosphamidon on populations of five species of carabid beetles and two species of lycosid spiders in northwestern Ontario.

Long-term changes in salmon production, however, might be assessed with experimental spraying where the population was dependent on planted eggs or young, and was therefore known, and where smolts migrating from the area could be trapped and counted. The work reported from Trout Brook (ELSON et al. 1972) approached these criteria, but the project was abandoned in 1974. In general, how- Fenitrothion in forest spraying 29 ever, long-term effects of spraying seem nearly impossible to anticipate or predict; they can only be determined from hindsight.

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