Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Control of cyclamen mite: Stocking test plots in new fields with natural enemies has given biological control on strawberries in first crop year

Authors

C. B. Huffaker
C. E. Kennett

Authors Affiliations

C. B. Haffaker is Associate Entomologist, University of California, Berkeley; Charles E. Kennett is Principal Laboratory Technician, University of California, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 10(3):7-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n03p7. March 1956.

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Abstract

The predatory mites,Typhlodromus cucumeris and T. reticulatus, are effective in controlling cyclamen mites—Tarsonemus pallidus—on field strawberries when they gain a fairly early general distribution in new fields, and if chemicals detrimental to them are not applied.

Huffaker C, Kennett C. 1956. Control of cyclamen mite: Stocking test plots in new fields with natural enemies has given biological control on strawberries in first crop year. Hilgardia 10(3):7-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n03p7
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