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New control for alfalfa aphid: Systemic insecticide protects insect enemies of aphid, allows compatibility of chemical treatment with biological control

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Vernon M. Stern , University of California
Robert van den Bosch, University of California
Dewey Born, University of California

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California Agriculture 12(1):4-13.

Published January 01, 1958

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There is little doubt that the insecticides parathion, malathion, and TEPP prevented a widespread devastation of California's alfalfa industry following the 1954 appearance of the spotted alfalfa aphid—Therioaphis maculata (Buckton) but the materials also proved to be toxic to insect enemies of the aphid.

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The above progress report is based on Research Projects Nos. 1443 and 1650.

New control for alfalfa aphid: Systemic insecticide protects insect enemies of aphid, allows compatibility of chemical treatment with biological control

Vernon M. Stern, Robert van den Bosch, Dewey Born
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New control for alfalfa aphid: Systemic insecticide protects insect enemies of aphid, allows compatibility of chemical treatment with biological control

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Authors

Vernon M. Stern , University of California
Robert van den Bosch, University of California
Dewey Born, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 12(1):4-13.

Published January 01, 1958

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

There is little doubt that the insecticides parathion, malathion, and TEPP prevented a widespread devastation of California's alfalfa industry following the 1954 appearance of the spotted alfalfa aphid—Therioaphis maculata (Buckton) but the materials also proved to be toxic to insect enemies of the aphid.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The above progress report is based on Research Projects Nos. 1443 and 1650.


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