New pomegranate mite: Russeting and cracking of peel characterize injury responsible for much culling
Roy J. Pence
Authors AffiliationsWalter Ebeling is Associate Professor of Entomology and Associate Entomologist in the Experiment Station, Los Angeles; Roy J. Pence is Laboratory Technician in the Division of Entomology, Los Angeles.
Hilgardia 3(6):11-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v003n06p11. June 1949.
Pomegranate growers in a section some five miles north of Porterville in Tulare County began about six years ago to notice a russeting and cracking of the peel of pomegranate fruits in some orchards.
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Sulfur burn in citrus: Radioactive sulfur used in studies to distinguish between fruit-contained and applied sulfur
Longer-lived alfalfa: Transference of resistance to bacterial wilt gives promise of greater productivity
New insecticides: Effectiveness and limitations of chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides not yet fully determined
Storage of citrus fruits: Studies indicate use of 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T sprays on trees prolong storage life of citrus fruits
Dairy cattle nutrition: Eneray, Protein, Mineral and vitamin requirements for maintenance and production
Milk production records: Continued dairy herd improvement possible when breeding program i s based on adequate records
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Cannibalism in poultry: Causes of problems complex and probably involve nutrition, genetics and management
Sweet corn hybrids: Effects on hybrid varieties when 2,4-D is used in sprays for weed control
The action of Phomopsis californica in producing a stem-end decay of citrus fruits