Selecting for insecticide resistance in a California red scale parasitoid
AuthorsJay A. Rosenheim
Marjorie A. Hoy
James R. Stewart
Authors AffiliationsJay A. Rosenheim is Assistant Entomologist, Department of Entomology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu; Marjorie A. Hoy is Professor, Department of Entomological Sciences, University of California, Berkeley; James Gorden is Pest Control Advisors, Pest Management Associates, Exeter, California; James R. Stewart is Pest Control Advisors, Pest Management Associates, Exeter, California.
Hilgardia 43(1):17-18. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n01p17. January 1989.
Natural insecticide resistance of a biological control agent of California red scale was augmented in the laboratory, suggesting that selected strains of the parasitoid, Aphytis melinus, may be able to survive in citrus groves sprayed with carbaryl.
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Drainage reduction potential of furrow irrigation
Biological control of black scale in olives
Garlic weed competition
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Twig blight of oaks in California
Effects of tax reform on beef cattle operations
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Barley yellow dwarf of California cereals
The crisis in agricultural education
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The farmers of farmers' markets
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