Ornamental plants: New mite control chemical promising but more tests required
AuthorsA. Earl Pritchard
Robert E. Beer
Authors AffiliationsA. Earl Pritchard is Assistant Professor of Entomology and Assistant Entomologist in the Experiment Station, Berkeley; Robert E. Beer is Research Assistant, Division of Entomology and Parasitology, in the Experiment Station, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 3(4):13-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v003n04p13. April 1949.
The use of DMC— di-(p-chlorophenyl) methyl carbinol—cannot be recommended, particularly with regard to control of the cyclamen mite, until further experience is gained concerning its effectiveness and the tolerance of plants.
Also in this issue:Beef cattle situation: Large increase in state's population is important factor in industry changes
Cereals: Transfer of genes in the development of disease resistant wheat, oats and barley
Olive girdling investigations: Seek to determine the best time and method for obtaining optimum fruit set
Citrus tree freeze damage: Possible effect of the January 1949 cold spell on the 1950 crop and recommended treatment of injured trees
Walnut aphid control: Studies in northern California of effectiveness of addition of aphicide to codling moth spray
Poultry husbandry report, 1948: A brief progress report on research findings by the staff of the Division
Dried prunes: Effect of harvesting time on the yield and quality under study
New blackberry: Boysen variety, shiny type, has flavor resembling a high quality wild berry
Farm records and accounts: Adequate financial records are essential to good management and successful farming
Relation of tuber maturity and of storage factors to potato dormancy
Effects of chemical treatments on dormant potato tubers