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Control of the corn earworm on sweet corn in Southern California

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G. G. Kennedy, University of California
H. N. Nakakihara, University of California
E. R. Oatman, University of California

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California Agriculture 29(8):4-5.

Published August 01, 1975

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Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: The corn earworm, Heriothis zea (Boddie), also known as he tomato fruitworm and cotton bollworm, is a serious pest on weet corn, tomato, cotton, and several other row crops grown commercially in California. Sweet corn, however, is the preferred host and, although the larvae also feed in the tassel in the whorl, the most significant damage results from feeding on kernels in the developing ear.

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Control of the corn earworm on sweet corn in Southern California

G. G. Kennedy, H. N. Nakakihara, E. R. Oatman
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Control of the corn earworm on sweet corn in Southern California

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Authors

G. G. Kennedy, University of California
H. N. Nakakihara, University of California
E. R. Oatman, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 29(8):4-5.

Published August 01, 1975

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: The corn earworm, Heriothis zea (Boddie), also known as he tomato fruitworm and cotton bollworm, is a serious pest on weet corn, tomato, cotton, and several other row crops grown commercially in California. Sweet corn, however, is the preferred host and, although the larvae also feed in the tassel in the whorl, the most significant damage results from feeding on kernels in the developing ear.

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