The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 11, 1965 · Page 20
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v »I % v '• Jffe-3 E*ceUe»t control of resistant corn rootworms is no bargain if it doesn't stop cutworm damage (above). New Aldrex was specially developed to protect corn against resistant rootworms, cutworms, wireworms, all other soil insects. Clean rows of soybeans make harvesting easier and faster. Here, Forrest Ridgley combines 23.14 bu/A even though only one-half inch of rain fell during the entire growing season. Good weed control, he believes, spells the difference between profit and loss in a dry year. Read how soil insect control with Aldrex® Insecticide prevents root damage, lodging and the attack on seed and seedlings. N EW Aldrex gives you much more than rootworm control alone. It provides all-around control of more than twenty soil insects, leaves no loopholes in your program. Kills all rootworms Aldrex is thoroughly effective against resistant rootworms, both western and northern. Test results from hundreds of acres show how well Aldrex stops the attack that destroys roots, limits corn's access to soil moisture and fertilizer. The threats of hidden damage, a drastic setback, or severe lodging are all eliminated. Result: higher yields, a maximum crop of pickable corn. Cutworms can't break through Resistant rootworm controls didn't work against cutworms on a good many acres last year. Aldrex does, kills cutworms before they can thin out corn or cost you money and time in replanting. NOTE: The cutworm control of Aldrex is especially important for first-year corn. Why Aldrex works so well Aldrex is a combination of tested insecticides. Each granule combines 10% aldrin with 10% parathion. The parathion gives you top-rated control for resistant rootworms. The aldrin provides the best possible control of cutworms, wireworms, seed corn maggots, and all other pests in the soil insect complex. Where to get Aldrex Aldrex is available where you normally buy your soil insecticide. Change to Aldrex this year and help your corn make every extra bushel your land can grow. Pon't settle for less. Ask your This mess of lodged corn isn't worth picking. Aldrex destroys rootworms long before such damage occurs. dealer for your free copy of Shell's new, full-color manual on soil insect control. For further information write to Shell Chemical Company, Agricultural Division, RO. Box 7744, Progress Station, St. Louis, Missouri. Aldrex Aldrex gives corn all-around protection against soil insects. Forrest Ridgley recalls that, in good years, weed control with chemical pre-emergence herbicide and other good management practices gain yields of 35-50 bu/A. In a dry year he believes the use of chemical herbicide often means the difference, between profit and loss.

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