Peach tree borer on apricots: Trunk treatments for the control of major pest of apricots, prunes, plums, and peaches in the coastal growing districts
AuthorsHarold F. Madsen
Ross R. Sanborn
Authors AffiliationsHarold F. Madsen is Associate Entomologist, University of California, Berkeley; Ross R. Sanborn is Farm Adviser, Contra Costa County, University of California.
Hilgardia 13(1):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n01p10. January 1959.
Two insecticides–Thiodan and endrin –gave excellent control of the peach tree borer in studies made during the 1957 and 1958 seasons in an attempt to find a more effective insecticide than DDT. and one with a longer residual life.
Also in this issue:The chemical status of zinc in the soil with methods of analysis
Evaporated milk in California: Analysis made of in-plant costs and relationship between the unit cost of processing and output rate of plant production
Alfalfa wafers for dairy cows: No significant differences detected between alfalfa wafers and alfalfa hay in feeding trials with lactating heifers
Alfalfa and sorghum silages: Experiments indicate no difference between sweet forage-type sorghum and dual purpose-type when fed as silage to steers
Abnormalities in tomato fruits: Effects of fruit-setting plant hormones and nitrogen level in relation to quality and storage life of tomatoes studied
Quality study on strawberries: Experiments with Shasta berries show harvested fruit should be protected against the effects of high field temperatures
Control of drywood termites: Infestation or reinfestation after eradication prevented by treatment with inert dusts nontoxic to humans or animals
Zinc effect on citrus, avocado: Large concentrations of zinc added to sand or soil cultures corrected mottle-leaf, increased leaf size and tree growth
Micronutrients in valencias: Study made on the effects of nitrogen fertilization on the micronutrient concentrations in leaves of Valencia orange