The sunflower moth: Preliminary experiments indicate parathion, DDT effective controls
AuthorsP. F. Knowles
W. H. Lange
Authors AffiliationsP. F. Knowles is Associate Professor of Agronomy, University of California, Davis; W. H. Lange is Associate Professor of Entomology, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 8(4):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n04p11. April 1954.
Among the many insects attacking sunflowers in California the most serious is the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum (Hulst).
Knowles P, Lange W. 1954. The sunflower moth: Preliminary experiments indicate parathion, DDT effective controls. Hilgardia 8(4):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n04p11
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