Protecting young trees from attack by the pacific flatheaded borer
AuthorsL. B. Mcnelly
D. H. Chaney
G. R. Post
C. S. Davis
Authors AffiliationsL. B. McNelly is Extension Technologist, San Jose; D. H. Chaney is Farm Advisor, Sutter County; G. R. Post was Farm Advisor, Sutter County; C. S. Davis is Extension Entomologist, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 23(4):12-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n04p12. April 1969.
Exterior white latex paint applied to trunks of young trees before flatheaded borer eggs were deposited, but after bud break, prevented sunburn and reduced borer attacks—and was as effective as any other material tested in these studies.
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