University of California

Control of Oriental fruit moth by mating disruption


Craig V. Weakley
Philipp Kirsch
Richard E. Rice

Authors Affiliations

Craig V. Weakley is Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, Sutter, Yuba counties; Philipp Kirsch is Field Development Manager for North America Biocontrol Ltd., Warwick, Australia; Richard E. Rice is Entomologist, Department of Entomology, UC Davis, stationed at the Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 41(5):7-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v041n05p7. May 1987.

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Confusing the male Oriental fruit moth by flooding peach orchards with the female's pheromone provided excellent control of the insect and may be an alternative to conventional insecticide use.
Weakley C, Kirsch P, Rice R. 1987. Control of Oriental fruit moth by mating disruption. Hilgardia 41(5):7-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v041n05p7
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