Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Mosquito and chironomid midge control by planaria

Authors

R.F. Legner
H.S. Yu
R.A. Medved
M.E. Badgley

Authors Affiliations

R. F. Legner is Professor of Biological Control and Entomologist, Riverside; H. S. Yu, Research Assistant, is a graduate student in the Division of Biological Control, Riverside; R. A. Medved, Division of Biological Control, Riverside; M. E. Badgley are Staff Research Associates, Division of Biological Control, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 29(11):3-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v029n11p3. November 1975.

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Abstract

Planaria offer practical substitutes to chemicals for controlling mosquites and chironomid midges in some aquatic pest management systems. Unlike chemical larvicides, planaria produce a sustained high level of control that endures through the entire season without pest quests.
Legner R, Yu H, Medved R, Badgley M. 1975. Mosquito and chironomid midge control by planaria. Hilgardia 29(11):3-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v029n11p3
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