Cattle grubs: Spray formula and application method recommended to reduce losses from pests
AuthorsKenneth G. McKay
Deane P. Furman
Authors AffiliationsKenneth G. McKay is Associate Agriculturist in the Agricultural Extension Service, Berkeley; Deane P. Furrnan is Assistant Projessor of Parasitology and Assistant Entomologist in the Experiment Station, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 2(10):5-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n10p5. October 1948.
Cattle grubs cause an annual national loss of $50,000,000 to $100,000,000 to the livestock and dairy-industry according to estimates of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Also in this issue:Price supports: Agricultural Act of 1948 provides a more flexible system
Hidden fire losses: Uncontrolled fires costly to soils, plant cover, water and timber supplies
Hard seeds in beans: Proper temperature and humidity during storage important for germination
Ketosis studied: Acetonemia and pregnancy disease dual problem in cows and in sheep
Irrigated pastures: Further studies planned on pasture varieties and management practices
Mechanized sampling: Accurate description of growers' products by marketing and processing organizations possible
Crowded citrus orchards: Preliminary studies to determine effect of pruning practices in dense groves
Nursery seedlings: Improved methods of production possible with control of damping-off disease
Olive yields: Studies underway to determine causes and correction of irregular bearing
Bud moth on prunes: Parathion found to be highly toxic to pest of increasing economic importance
Exocortis of trifoliate orange: Resembles shell bark of lemons and scaly bark of oranges
Cut flowers: 1947 value estimated to have exceeded total of twenty-five million dollars
Effect of mulches on soil temperatures during the warmest week in July, 1925