Flare-up of oriental fruit moth: Costly outbreak of pest of peach orchards in 1954 resulted in co-operative research in 1955 to develop control program
AuthorsF. M. Summers
L. C. Brown
J. H. Foott
J. L. Quail
Authors AffiliationsFrancis M. Summers is Associate Professor of Entomology, University of California, Davis; Lyndon C. Brown is Farm Advisor, Kings County, University of California; John H. Foott is Farm Aduisor, Tdare County, University of California; John L. Quail is Farm Advisor, Fresno County, University of California.
Hilgardia 10(1):6-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n01p6. January 1956.
An outbreak of Oriental fruit moth— not Oriental fruit fly—caused appreciable crop damage in a small number of peach orchards near Kingsburg during the harvest of 1954. This was the first damaging flare-up of Oriental fruit moth —OFM—in the main peach belt of California.
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