Pest control by bacteria: Alfalfa caterpillar in field reduced to sub-economic levels within two days by bacillus applied as spray
AuthorEdward A. Steinhaus
Author AffiliationsEdward A. Steinhaus is Associate Professor of Insect Pathology, University of California College of Agriculture, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 5(6):5-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n06p5. June 1951.
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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