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July 1982
Volume 36, Number 7

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

The gypsy moth here again
by Marjorie A. Hoy
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This adaptable, aggressive pest has turned up in several California areas. The caterpillar, a voracious feeder on oaks and other shade and forest trees, can defoliate millions of acres. (Photo by Mike Pendrak, US. Department of Agriculture)
This pest of forest and shade trees has invaded California in the past and may become a periodic problem.
Single citrus budwood treatment against insects and mites
by Harold S. Elmer, O. L. Brawner, Darwin R. Atkin, Raoul F. Gonzales
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Citrus budwood releases may now be made insectand mite-free using one dipping solution.
On-farm alcohol fuel production
by Mark Meo, Scott Sachs
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At recent prices, alcohol fuel produced on a hypothetical 1,200-acre California farm would cost more per gallon than petroleum fuel.
Controlling ants in almond orchards
by Wilbur O. Reil, Walter J. Bentley, Mario Viveros, Lynette B. Beurmann, Clarence S. Davis, Eileen L. Paine
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Soil-applied chemicals controlled pavement ant and southern fire ant, which have been causing increasing damage to almond crops.
Polyculture cropping has advantages
by Stephen R. Gliessman, Miguel A. Altieri
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Interplanting of crops or allowing a limited weed population within the field may improve yields by reducing insect damage.
Mixing crops and letting some weeds grow reduced pest insects and encouraged their natural enemies.
Growing with Master Gardeners
by James I. Grieshop
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Volunteers enter this popular program mainly to gain knowledge and skills, but give much in return.
The program attracts more volunteers than can be trained.
Black cutworm pheromone trapping in strawberries
by Stephen L. Clement, Edgar D. Show, Michael O. Way
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Developed for corn pest management, pheromone traps monitor black cutworm moth in strawberries.
A pheromone trap developed in the Corn Belt has found a place in southern California strawberry pest management.
Factors affecting California sugarbeet yields
by Henry N. Wallace, Hoy F. Carman
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New seed varieties are responsible for most of the sugarbeet yield increases in recent years.

Editorial, News, Letters and Science Briefs

No time for separatism
by Lowell N. Lewis
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July 1982
Volume 36, Number 7

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

The gypsy moth here again
by Marjorie A. Hoy
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
This adaptable, aggressive pest has turned up in several California areas. The caterpillar, a voracious feeder on oaks and other shade and forest trees, can defoliate millions of acres. (Photo by Mike Pendrak, US. Department of Agriculture)
This pest of forest and shade trees has invaded California in the past and may become a periodic problem.
Single citrus budwood treatment against insects and mites
by Harold S. Elmer, O. L. Brawner, Darwin R. Atkin, Raoul F. Gonzales
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Citrus budwood releases may now be made insectand mite-free using one dipping solution.
On-farm alcohol fuel production
by Mark Meo, Scott Sachs
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
At recent prices, alcohol fuel produced on a hypothetical 1,200-acre California farm would cost more per gallon than petroleum fuel.
Controlling ants in almond orchards
by Wilbur O. Reil, Walter J. Bentley, Mario Viveros, Lynette B. Beurmann, Clarence S. Davis, Eileen L. Paine
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Soil-applied chemicals controlled pavement ant and southern fire ant, which have been causing increasing damage to almond crops.
Polyculture cropping has advantages
by Stephen R. Gliessman, Miguel A. Altieri
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Interplanting of crops or allowing a limited weed population within the field may improve yields by reducing insect damage.
Mixing crops and letting some weeds grow reduced pest insects and encouraged their natural enemies.
Growing with Master Gardeners
by James I. Grieshop
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Volunteers enter this popular program mainly to gain knowledge and skills, but give much in return.
The program attracts more volunteers than can be trained.
Black cutworm pheromone trapping in strawberries
by Stephen L. Clement, Edgar D. Show, Michael O. Way
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Developed for corn pest management, pheromone traps monitor black cutworm moth in strawberries.
A pheromone trap developed in the Corn Belt has found a place in southern California strawberry pest management.
Factors affecting California sugarbeet yields
by Henry N. Wallace, Hoy F. Carman
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
New seed varieties are responsible for most of the sugarbeet yield increases in recent years.

Editorial, News, Letters and Science Briefs

No time for separatism
by Lowell N. Lewis
Full text HTML  | PDF  

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