Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

California red scale control: Natural enemies can keep pest under control in citrus groves when given help and in areas with favorable climate

Authors

Paul DeBach
John H. Landi
Ernest B. White

Authors Affiliations

Paul DeBach is Associate Entomologist in Biological Control, University of California, Riverside; John H. Landi is Senior Laboratory Technician, Biological Control, University of California, Riverside; Ernest B. White is Principal Laboratory Technician, Biological Control, University of California, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 9(8):8-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n08p8. August 1955.

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Abstract

Four parasites of the California red scale—Aphytis chrysomphali (Mercet); Aphytis lingnanensis Compere, formerly known as Aphytis “A”; Prospaltella perniciosi Tower, Oriental Strain; and Comperiella bifasciata Comp., Chinese strain—are established in certain citrus areas in southern California.

DeBach P, Landi J, White E. 1955. California red scale control: Natural enemies can keep pest under control in citrus groves when given help and in areas with favorable climate. Hilgardia 9(8):8-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n08p8
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