Red scale on citrus: Use of DDT for control studied
AuthorG. E. Carman
Author AffiliationsG. E. Carman is Associate Entomologist in the Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside.
Hilgardia 2(7):15-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n07p15. July 1948.
DDT-kerosene sprays for control of red scale on citrus are not recommended beyond very limited field trials because of disadvantages and hazards associated with their use.
Carman G. 1948. Red scale on citrus: Use of DDT for control studied. Hilgardia 2(7):15-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n07p15
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