Insect damage to apricots: DDD as petal fall spray and parathion as properly timed May spray control fruit-feeding insects
AuthorsHarold F. Madsen
Arthur D. Borden
Authors AffiliationsHarold F. Madsen is Assistant Entomologist, University of California College of Agriculture. Berkeley; Arthur D. Borden is Entomologist, University of California College of Agriculture, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 7(1):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n01p4. January 1953.
A yearly spray program is a necessity if the average apricot grower is to produce clean fruit—especially in the Santa Clara Valley where the codling moth and orange tortrix have become of primary importance.
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Early sprays for brown mites: New miticides tested for effectiveness when included in usual near-bloom sprays on almonds and peaches
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How families buy dairy products: Retail sources supplied dairy products to a larger proportion of families studied than did delivery service