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Insects control prickly pear cactus

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R. D. Goeden, University of Californa
C. A. Fleschner, University of Californa
D. W. Ricker, University of Californa

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California Agriculture 22(10):8-10.

Published October 01, 1968

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A considerable degree of control of prickly pear cacti has been achieved on Santa Cruz Island rangeland, as a result of ecological manipulation: primarily, through the introduction of an effective natural insect enemy of the prickly pear; and secondarily, by the initiation of better range management in promoting plant competition through wild sheep eradication and restricted cattle grazing.

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Insects control prickly pear cactus

R. D. Goeden, C. A. Fleschner, D. W. Ricker
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Insects control prickly pear cactus

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Authors

R. D. Goeden, University of Californa
C. A. Fleschner, University of Californa
D. W. Ricker, University of Californa

Publication Information

California Agriculture 22(10):8-10.

Published October 01, 1968

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

A considerable degree of control of prickly pear cacti has been achieved on Santa Cruz Island rangeland, as a result of ecological manipulation: primarily, through the introduction of an effective natural insect enemy of the prickly pear; and secondarily, by the initiation of better range management in promoting plant competition through wild sheep eradication and restricted cattle grazing.

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