Treatment of destructive elm leaf beetle should be timed by temperature
AuthorsSteve H. Dreistadt
Donald L. Dahlsten
David L. Rowney
Susan M. Tait
Glen Y. Yokota
William A. Copper
Authors AffiliationsSteve 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.
Hilgardia 45(2):23-25. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n02p23. March 1991.
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.
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