Enemies of avocado pests: Parasites and predators if protected by sparing use of insecticides will keep avocado pests in check
Authors AffiliationsBlair Bartlett is Assistant Entomologist, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside; Paul DeBach is Assistant Entomologist, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside.
Hilgardia 6(5):14-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n05p14. May 1952.
Southern California avocado growers enjoy a singularly fortunate position with respect to insect pests.
Bartlett B, DeBach P. 1952. Enemies of avocado pests: Parasites and predators if protected by sparing use of insecticides will keep avocado pests in check. Hilgardia 6(5):14-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n05p14
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