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Alfalfa caterpillar control: Treatment of fields by airplane application of spray advances destruction of pest

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Clarence G. Thompson
Edward A. Steinhaus, Experiment Station, Berkeley

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California Agriculture 4(5):8-16.

Published May 01, 1950

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Populations of the alfalfa caterpillar can be reduced successfully by airplane application of the polyhedra virus, spreading an epidemic of wilt disease— polyhedrosis—among the pest.

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The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1306, being conducted by the Division of Biological Control.

Alfalfa caterpillar control: Treatment of fields by airplane application of spray advances destruction of pest

Clarence G. Thompson, Edward A. Steinhaus
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Alfalfa caterpillar control: Treatment of fields by airplane application of spray advances destruction of pest

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Authors

Clarence G. Thompson
Edward A. Steinhaus, Experiment Station, Berkeley

Publication Information

California Agriculture 4(5):8-16.

Published May 01, 1950

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Populations of the alfalfa caterpillar can be reduced successfully by airplane application of the polyhedra virus, spreading an epidemic of wilt disease— polyhedrosis—among the pest.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1306, being conducted by the Division of Biological Control.


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