Flare-up of oriental fruit moth: Costly outbreak of pest of peach orchards in 1954 resulted in co-operative research in 1955 to develop control program
California Agriculture 10(1):6-12.
Published January 01, 1956
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An outbreak of Oriental fruit moth— not Oriental fruit fly—caused appreciable crop damage in a small number of peach orchards near Kingsburg during the harvest of 1954. This was the first damaging flare-up of Oriental fruit moth —OFM—in the main peach belt of California.