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Control of Oriental fruit moth by mating disruption

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Craig V. Weakley, University of California Cooperative Extension, Sutter, Yuba counties
Philipp Kirsch, North America Biocontrol Ltd., Warwick, Australia
Richard Rice, Department of Entomology, UC Davis, stationed at the Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier

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California Agriculture 41(5):7-8.

Published May 01, 1987

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Abstract

Confusing the male Oriental fruit moth by flooding peach orchards with the female's pheromone provided excellent control of the insect and may be an alternative to conventional insecticide use.Pheromone releases to disrupt mating controlled Oriental fruit moth damage to peaches and nectarines.

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The authors thank Richard Jones, Nick Macris, George Post, Norman Reimers, Walter Bentley, and Richard Coviello for their assistance with this project. Thanks are also due to growers John Kovacevich, Peter Jelavich, Donald Norene, and Rod Riffle for their excellent cooperation.

Control of Oriental fruit moth by mating disruption

Craig V. Weakley, Philipp Kirsch, Richard Rice
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Control of Oriental fruit moth by mating disruption

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

Craig V. Weakley, University of California Cooperative Extension, Sutter, Yuba counties
Philipp Kirsch, North America Biocontrol Ltd., Warwick, Australia
Richard Rice, Department of Entomology, UC Davis, stationed at the Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier

Publication Information

California Agriculture 41(5):7-8.

Published May 01, 1987

PDF  |  Citation  |  Permissions

Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Confusing the male Oriental fruit moth by flooding peach orchards with the female's pheromone provided excellent control of the insect and may be an alternative to conventional insecticide use.Pheromone releases to disrupt mating controlled Oriental fruit moth damage to peaches and nectarines.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors thank Richard Jones, Nick Macris, George Post, Norman Reimers, Walter Bentley, and Richard Coviello for their assistance with this project. Thanks are also due to growers John Kovacevich, Peter Jelavich, Donald Norene, and Rod Riffle for their excellent cooperation.


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