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Treatment of destructive elm leaf beetle should be timed by temperature

Authors

Steve H. Dreistadt
Donald L. Dahlsten
David L. Rowney
Susan M. Tait
Glen Y. Yokota
William A. Copper

Authors Affiliations

Steve H. Dreistadt is Senior Writer with the Statewide IPM Project, UC Davis, and former Research Entomologist with the Division of Biological Control, UC Berkeley; Donald L. Dahlsten is Professor of Entomology, Division of Biological Control, UC Berkeley; David L. Rowney is Staff Research Associate, Division of Biological Control, UC Berkeley; Susan M. Tait is Staff Research Associate, Division of Biological Control, UC Berkeley; Glen Y. Yokota is Staff Research Associate, Division of Biological Control, UC Berkeley; William A. Copper is Staff Research Associate, Division of Biological Control, UC Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 45(2):23-25. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n02p23. March 1991.

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Abstract

Elm leaf beetle control efforts in northern California can be effectively timed using temperature monitoring. Two available control methods are a new biological insecticide, and an insecticide applied as a bark band. Both methods help preserve the beetle's natural enemies.

Dreistadt S, Dahlsten D, Rowney D, Tait S, Yokota G, Copper W. 1991. Treatment of destructive elm leaf beetle should be timed by temperature. Hilgardia 45(2):23-25. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n02p23
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