Orange tortrix on avocados: Pest becoming of increasing economic importance on certain varieties of avocado in some orchards in the coastal areas
California Agriculture 11(8):13-14.
Published August 01, 1957
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The orange tortrix—Argyrotaenia citrana (Fernald)—was discovered to be doing a limited amount of damage to avocados in 1949, although it was known to be in California—primarily on citrus—as early as 1885.