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Citrus mite control: Effective new acaricide of low toxicity to insects registered for use on citrus


L. R. Jeppson

Author Affiliations

L. R. Jeppson is Associate Entomologist, University of California, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 12(7):13-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n07p13. July 1958.

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Relatively safe to handle during spray operations and less toxic to mammals than DDT, Kelthane—4,4'-dichloro-a-(trichloromethyl) benzhydrol—has utility for control of mites injurious to citrus in California.

Jeppson L. 1958. Citrus mite control: Effective new acaricide of low toxicity to insects registered for use on citrus. Hilgardia 12(7):13-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n07p13

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