Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Lygus bug injury to carrot seed: Pest can cause 50% or more loss of carrot seed crop unless controlled by three properly timed 10% DDT dust applications

Author

Elmer C. Carlson

Author Affiliations

Elmer C. Carlson is Associate Specialist in Entomology, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 11(8):5-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n08p5. August 1957.

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Abstract

Damage and control experiments in the Sacramento Valley investigated the relationship of the lygus bug—Lygus hesperus Knight—to Red Core Chantenay carrot seed.

Carlson E. 1957. Lygus bug injury to carrot seed: Pest can cause 50% or more loss of carrot seed crop unless controlled by three properly timed 10% DDT dust applications. Hilgardia 11(8):5-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n08p5
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