Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Pest control by bacteria: Alfalfa caterpillar in field reduced to sub-economic levels within two days by bacillus applied as spray

Author

Edward A. Steinhaus

Author Affiliations

Edward A. Steinhaus is Associate Professor of Insect Pathology, University of California College of Agriculture, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 5(6):5-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n06p5. June 1951.

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Abstract

A spore-forming bacterium–Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner–successfully reduced populations of the alfalfa caterpillar to below the economic level in field tests near Dos Palos.

Steinhaus E. 1951. Pest control by bacteria: Alfalfa caterpillar in field reduced to sub-economic levels within two days by bacillus applied as spray. Hilgardia 5(6):5-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n06p5
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