Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Western grape leaf skeletonizer: 1954 biological control program indicates parasitism plus virus disease registering important reduction of vineyard pest

Author

Owen J. Smith

Author Affiliations

Owen J. Smith is Assistant Entomologist in Biological Control, University of California, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 9(8):7-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n08p7. August 1955.

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Abstract

Two insect parasites, Apanteles harrisinue Mues.—previously called sp. “A”—and Sturmia harrisinae Coq., together with an unnamed granulosis virus, have attained major importance—on the basis of field performance—as natural enemies of the grape leaf skeletonizer in San Diego County.

Smith O. 1955. Western grape leaf skeletonizer: 1954 biological control program indicates parasitism plus virus disease registering important reduction of vineyard pest. Hilgardia 9(8):7-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n08p7
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