Orange tortrix on apricots: Marathon, less toxic than parathion, found effective against pest when used as a May spray for codling moth
AuthorsHarold F. Madsen
Arthur D. Borden
Robert E. Clark
Authors AffiliationsHarold F. Madsen is Assistant Entomologist, University of California, Berkeley; Arthur D. Borden is Entomologist, University of California, Berkeley; Robert E. Clark is Research Assistant, Entomology, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 7(12):7-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n12p7. December 1953.
The orange tortrix has been a major pest of apricots in the Santa Clara Valley—and in other coastal apricot and deciduous fruit areas—for several years.
Madsen H, Borden A, Clark R. 1953. Orange tortrix on apricots: Marathon, less toxic than parathion, found effective against pest when used as a May spray for codling moth. Hilgardia 7(12):7-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n12p7
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