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Reflective mulches foil insects

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Nick Toscano , Extension Entomologist
Jeff Wyman, Entomology and Assistant Entomologist
Ken Kido, UC Riverside
Hunter Johnson, UC Riverside
Keith Mayberry, Imperial County

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California Agriculture 33(7):17-19.

Published July 01, 1979

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Abstract

Use of reflective mulches (aluminum-coated paper and white polyethylene plastic) has been successful in deceiving aphids that would transmit watermelon mosaic virus to summer squash. Mineral oil sprays applied to foliage also prevent aphids from inoculating plants with virus.

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Reflective mulches foil insects

Nick Toscano, Jeff Wyman, Ken Kido, Hunter Johnson, Keith Mayberry
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Reflective mulches foil insects

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

Nick Toscano , Extension Entomologist
Jeff Wyman, Entomology and Assistant Entomologist
Ken Kido, UC Riverside
Hunter Johnson, UC Riverside
Keith Mayberry, Imperial County

Publication Information

California Agriculture 33(7):17-19.

Published July 01, 1979

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Use of reflective mulches (aluminum-coated paper and white polyethylene plastic) has been successful in deceiving aphids that would transmit watermelon mosaic virus to summer squash. Mineral oil sprays applied to foliage also prevent aphids from inoculating plants with virus.

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Full text is available in PDF.

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