Hilgardia
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Biological control of ash whitefly: a success in progress

Authors

Tom S. Bellows
Timothy D. Paine
Juli R. Gould
Larry G. Bezark
Joe C. Ball
Walt Bentley
Richard Coviello
Jim Downer
Pam Elam
Don Flaherty
Patty Gouveia
Carl Koehler
Richard Molinar
Neil O'Connell
Ed Perry
Greg Vogel

Authors Affiliations

T. S. Bellows is Associate Professor, UC Riverside; T. D. Paine is Assistant Professor, UC Riverside; J. R. Gould is Postgraduate Research Associate, UC Riverside; L. G. Bezark is Environmental Research Scientists, Department of Pesticide Regulation, Cal-EPA; J. Ball is Environmental Research Scientists, Department of Pesticide Regulation, Cal-EPA; Farm Advisor, Kern County; Farm Advisor, Fresno County; Farm Advisor, Ventura County; Farm Advisor, Fresno County; retired Farm Advisor, Tulare County; IPM Specialist, Parks Department, City of Davis; retired Specialist, UC Berkeley; Farm Advisor, Alameda County; Farm Advisor, Tulare County; Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County; Farm Advisor, Sacramento County.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 46(1):24-28. DOI:10.3733/ca.v046n01p24. January 1992.

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Abstract

Two natural enemies of ash whitefly (Siphoninus phillyreae), jntroduced into California in 1990, proved effective in Southern California field trials, completely controlling this Dest in release sites within -24 months, Evaluations in release sites in Central and Northern California, Arizona and Nevada look equally promising.

Bellows T, Paine T, Gould J, Bezark L, Ball J, Bentley W, Coviello R, Downer J, Elam P, Flaherty D, Gouveia P, Koehler C, Molinar R, O'Connell N, Perry E, Vogel G. 1992. Biological control of ash whitefly: a success in progress. Hilgardia 46(1):24-28. DOI:10.3733/ca.v046n01p24
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