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Orange tortrix on avocados: Pest becoming of increasing economic importance on certain varieties of avocado in some orchards in the coastal areas

Authors

Walter Ebeling
Roy J. Pence

Authors Affiliations

Walter Ebeling is Professor of Entomology, University of California, Los Angeles; Roy J. Pence is Principal Laboratory Technician, Department of Entomology, University of California, Los Angeles.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 11(8):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n08p13. August 1957.

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Abstract

The orange tortrix—Argyrotaenia citrana (Fernald)—was discovered to be doing a limited amount of damage to avocados in 1949, although it was known to be in California—primarily on citrus—as early as 1885.

Ebeling W, Pence R. 1957. Orange tortrix on avocados: Pest becoming of increasing economic importance on certain varieties of avocado in some orchards in the coastal areas. Hilgardia 11(8):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n08p13
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