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Mosquito and chironomid midge control by planaria

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R.F. Legner, Entomologist
H.S. Yu, Riverside
R.A. Medved, Riverside
M.E. Badgley, Division of Biological Control

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California Agriculture 29(11):3-6.

Published November 01, 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.

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The authors are grateful for the assistance and partial research funding of the Southeast Mosquito Abatement District and the Los Angeles County Flood Control District.

Mosquito and chironomid midge control by planaria

R.F. Legner, H.S. Yu, R.A. Medved, M.E. Badgley
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Mosquito and chironomid midge control by planaria

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Authors

R.F. Legner, Entomologist
H.S. Yu, Riverside
R.A. Medved, Riverside
M.E. Badgley, Division of Biological Control

Publication Information

California Agriculture 29(11):3-6.

Published November 01, 1975

PDF  |  Citation  |  Permissions

Author Affiliations show

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.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors are grateful for the assistance and partial research funding of the Southeast Mosquito Abatement District and the Los Angeles County Flood Control District.


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