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Citricola scale control: Tests find parathion a control agent of outstanding promise in commercial navel and Valencia orange groves

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W. H. Ewart, University of California College of Agriculture
H. S. Elmer, University of California College of Agriculture

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California Agriculture 5(10):7-14.

Published October 01, 1951

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Commercial navel and Valencia orange groves in the San Joaquin Valley were used in experimental applications of parathion for citricola scale control in field tests during the period from 1947 to 1950.

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Parathion is extremely toxic to humans and the most serious hazard relating to its use is danger to personnel who may come in contact with the compound while making applications or working in newly treated groves. Precautions recommended by the manufacturer should be followed carefully.

Citricola scale control: Tests find parathion a control agent of outstanding promise in commercial navel and Valencia orange groves

W. H. Ewart, H. S. Elmer
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Citricola scale control: Tests find parathion a control agent of outstanding promise in commercial navel and Valencia orange groves

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Authors

W. H. Ewart, University of California College of Agriculture
H. S. Elmer, University of California College of Agriculture

Publication Information

California Agriculture 5(10):7-14.

Published October 01, 1951

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Commercial navel and Valencia orange groves in the San Joaquin Valley were used in experimental applications of parathion for citricola scale control in field tests during the period from 1947 to 1950.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Parathion is extremely toxic to humans and the most serious hazard relating to its use is danger to personnel who may come in contact with the compound while making applications or working in newly treated groves. Precautions recommended by the manufacturer should be followed carefully.


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