Fertility and insect control programs have a major influence on tobacco production. The proper amounts and kinds of fertilizers and insecticides properly placed will make production more economical on beds and fields if either or both are needed.
Is a fertilizer-insecticide mix the best way to meet the fertility needs and t he insecticide needs on tobacco? The following questions and answers should help show how the decision was reached that this method is not recommended.
Corder, George D. and Miller, R. L., "Fertilizer-Insecticide Mixtures on Tobacco Plant Beds and Fields" (1964). Agronomy Notes. 156.