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Controlling pacific flatheaded borer


C. S. Davis
J. H. Black
K. W. Hench
C. V. Carlson

Authors Affiliations

C. S. Davis is Extension Entomologist, University of California, Berkeley; J. H. Black is Farm Advisors, Kern County; K. W. Hench is Farm Advisors, Kern County; C. V. Carlson is Farm Advisor, Merced County.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 22(4):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v022n04p6. April 1968.

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Pacific flatheaded borer may be controlled on established deciduous fruit and nut trees with a preventive dieldrin spray when the application is made before eggs are deposited in the spring. However, this treatment is an expensive substitute for good cultural practices to keep the trees in healthy vigor and free from sunburn.

Davis C, Black J, Hench K, Carlson C. 1968. Controlling pacific flatheaded borer. Hilgardia 22(4):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v022n04p6
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