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Applying parasitic nematodes to control carpenterworms in fig orchards

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James E. Lindegren
William W. Barnett, University of California Cooperative Extension

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California Agriculture 36(11):7-9.

Published November 01, 1982

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Abstract

Techniques have been perfected for commercial application of a nematode that seeks out and kills carpenterworms hidden in fig tree heartwood.

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This research was supported in part by the Western Region IR-4, with matching extra project funding from the USDA-ARS, Temporarily Unassigned Program Funds and a grant from the California Fig Institute. Additional labor was provided by Jack Lidell, Golden State Ranches, Fresno, CA, and additional nematodes by John Kirkpatrick, B.R. Supply Co., Exeter, CA. The authors also thank Dr. P.V. Vail, USDA-ARS, Roger Smeds, Golden State Ranches, and Alicia and Martha Suarez, U.C. Cooperative Extension, for their assistance and suggestions in the field applications of this nematode.

Applying parasitic nematodes to control carpenterworms in fig orchards

James E. Lindegren, William W. Barnett
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Applying parasitic nematodes to control carpenterworms in fig orchards

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

James E. Lindegren
William W. Barnett, University of California Cooperative Extension

Publication Information

California Agriculture 36(11):7-9.

Published November 01, 1982

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Techniques have been perfected for commercial application of a nematode that seeks out and kills carpenterworms hidden in fig tree heartwood.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

This research was supported in part by the Western Region IR-4, with matching extra project funding from the USDA-ARS, Temporarily Unassigned Program Funds and a grant from the California Fig Institute. Additional labor was provided by Jack Lidell, Golden State Ranches, Fresno, CA, and additional nematodes by John Kirkpatrick, B.R. Supply Co., Exeter, CA. The authors also thank Dr. P.V. Vail, USDA-ARS, Roger Smeds, Golden State Ranches, and Alicia and Martha Suarez, U.C. Cooperative Extension, for their assistance and suggestions in the field applications of this nematode.


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