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Insect Diseases: Tested for control of cotton bollworm


L. A. Falcon
T. F. Leigh
R. van Den Bosch
J. H. Black
V. E. Burton

Authors Affiliations

L. A. Falcon is Assistant Invertebrate Pathologist, Division of Invertebrate Pathology, University of California, Berkeley; T. F. Leigh is Associate Entomologist, Department of Entomology, U. C. Davis; R. van den Bosch is Entomologist, Division of Biological Control, U. C. Berkeley; J. H. Black is Farm Advisor, Agricultural Extension Service, Kern County; V. E. Burton is Extension Entomologist, U. C. Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 19(7):12-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v019n07p12. July 1965.

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Recent field experiments indicate that commercial preparations of the nucleo-polyhedrosis virus of Heliothis zea and the bacterium, Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner, offer much promise for effective and selective control of early instar bollworms on cotton.
Falcon L, Leigh T, Den Bosch R, Black J, Burton V. 1965. Insect Diseases: Tested for control of cotton bollworm. Hilgardia 19(7):12-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v019n07p12
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