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Artichoke plume moth control: Experiments and field practices during 1949–1957 show value of properly timed parathion treatments and good sanitation

Authors

W. H. Lange
R. H. Sciaroni
R. M. Drake
A. S. Greathead
J. E. Dibble

Authors Affiliations

W. H. Lange is Associate Professor of Entomology, University of California, Davis; R. H. Sciaroni is Farm Advisor, San Mateo County, University of California; R. M. Drake is Deputy Agricultural Commissioner, San Luis Obispo, California; A. S. Greathead is Farm Advisor, Monterey County, University of California; J. E. Dibble is Extension Field Technologist, University of California, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 11(7):8-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n07p8. July 1957.

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Abstract

The artichoke plume moth—Platyptilia carduidactyla (Riley)—caused crop losses as high as 90% during 1956 and is the most important restricting factor in the production of artichokes.

Lange W, Sciaroni R, Drake R, Greathead A, Dibble J. 1957. Artichoke plume moth control: Experiments and field practices during 1949–1957 show value of properly timed parathion treatments and good sanitation. Hilgardia 11(7):8-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n07p8
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