Control of stink bug on pears: Eradication of host plants in and near orchard and spring application of ground cover spray prove effective
AuthorsArthur D. Borden
Harold F. Madsen
Authors AffiliationsArthur D. Borden is Entomologist, University of California College of Agriculture, Berkeley; Harold F. Madsen is Assistant Entomologist, University of California College of Agriculture, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 7(2):8-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n02p8. February 1953.
Field research and biological studies in die control of the consperse stink bug— Euschistus conspersus Uhler—attacking pears and other deciduous fruits showed the importance of host plant eradication and a spring ground cover spray.
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