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The beet armyworm in floricultural crops

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Harvey A. Yoshida, University of California
Michael P. Parrella, University of California

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California Agriculture 41(3):13-15.

Published March 01, 1987

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Abstract

Common in field and vegetable crops, the beet armyworm has invaded flower crops. It's hard to control with insecticides and can quickly build resistance. Microbial insecticides may be an effective alternative.

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This research was supported, in part, by the American Florists Endowment, The Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation, the California Association of Nurserymen, and Statewide Critical Applied Research Funds from UC Riverside. The authors thank Dr. Joe Begley, Yoder Brothers, Aha, Florida, for supplying beet armyworm.

The beet armyworm in floricultural crops

Harvey A. Yoshida, Michael P. Parrella
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The beet armyworm in floricultural crops

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

Authors

Harvey A. Yoshida, University of California
Michael P. Parrella, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 41(3):13-15.

Published March 01, 1987

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Common in field and vegetable crops, the beet armyworm has invaded flower crops. It's hard to control with insecticides and can quickly build resistance. Microbial insecticides may be an effective alternative.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

This research was supported, in part, by the American Florists Endowment, The Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation, the California Association of Nurserymen, and Statewide Critical Applied Research Funds from UC Riverside. The authors thank Dr. Joe Begley, Yoder Brothers, Aha, Florida, for supplying beet armyworm.


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