Codling moth at linden in 1953: Uccessful control sprays applied in experimental orchard in season of serious infestation at Linden
AuthorsA. E. Michelbacher
Authors AffiliationsA. E. Michelbacher is Associate Professor of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley; Earl Oatman is Research Assistant in Entomology, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 8(8):12-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n08p12. August 1954.
An outbreak of the codling moth on walnuts in 1953–the most destructive infestation since 1948–was successfully controlled with a single treatment in the experimental orchard at Linden, whether the sprays were applied with a conventional or with an air carrier sprayer.
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