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Resistance to sulfur in a vineyard spider mite predator

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Marjorie A. Hoy, University of California, Berkeley.
Kathlyn A. Standow, University of California, Berkeley.

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California Agriculture 35(5):8-10.

Published May 01, 1981

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Abstract

Colonies of a spider mite predator can survive sulfur applied to control powdery mildew.Sulfur resistance is inherited as a dominant gene, making predator strains with multiple resistance more easily obtained for use against spider mites in California vineyards.

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Appreciation is expressed to Mary Ann Sall, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, for her advice and for providing materials for testing. This project was supported by the Raisin Advisory Board, California Table Grape Commission, California Experiment Station Project No. 3522-H, and the State IPM Project. We thank R.T. Roush and N.F. Knop for their assistance.

Resistance to sulfur in a vineyard spider mite predator

Marjorie A. Hoy, Kathlyn A. Standow
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Resistance to sulfur in a vineyard spider mite predator

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

Authors

Marjorie A. Hoy, University of California, Berkeley.
Kathlyn A. Standow, University of California, Berkeley.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 35(5):8-10.

Published May 01, 1981

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Colonies of a spider mite predator can survive sulfur applied to control powdery mildew.Sulfur resistance is inherited as a dominant gene, making predator strains with multiple resistance more easily obtained for use against spider mites in California vineyards.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Appreciation is expressed to Mary Ann Sall, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, for her advice and for providing materials for testing. This project was supported by the Raisin Advisory Board, California Table Grape Commission, California Experiment Station Project No. 3522-H, and the State IPM Project. We thank R.T. Roush and N.F. Knop for their assistance.


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