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Broad bean weevil: Control of pest may restore the once important fava bean crop

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Woodrow W. Middlekauff, University of California College of Agriculture
R. H. Sciaroni, University of California College of Agriculture

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California Agriculture 5(1):7-13.

Published January 01, 1951

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A drop in annual production from between 40,000 and 50,000 100-pound bags of broad–fava–beans in San Mateo County before 1920 to a total of 847 100-pound bags in 1949 was caused by the spread of the broad bean weevil, Bruchus rufimanus Boh. through the central coast area from San Francisco Bay south to San Luis Obispo.

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Dr. William Snyder, Professor of Plant Pathology, University of California College of Agriculture contributed the observation on the growth of Botrytis cinerea Pers.

Broad bean weevil: Control of pest may restore the once important fava bean crop

Woodrow W. Middlekauff, R. H. Sciaroni
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Broad bean weevil: Control of pest may restore the once important fava bean crop

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Authors

Woodrow W. Middlekauff, University of California College of Agriculture
R. H. Sciaroni, University of California College of Agriculture

Publication Information

California Agriculture 5(1):7-13.

Published January 01, 1951

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

A drop in annual production from between 40,000 and 50,000 100-pound bags of broad–fava–beans in San Mateo County before 1920 to a total of 847 100-pound bags in 1949 was caused by the spread of the broad bean weevil, Bruchus rufimanus Boh. through the central coast area from San Francisco Bay south to San Luis Obispo.

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Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Dr. William Snyder, Professor of Plant Pathology, University of California College of Agriculture contributed the observation on the growth of Botrytis cinerea Pers.


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