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New insecticides against orange tortrix tested on apples near Watsonville

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Harold F. Madsen, University of California, Berkeley.
Louis A. Falcon, University of California, Berkeley.

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California Agriculture 14(4):5-11.

Published April 01, 1960

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The orange tortrix on apples in California usually has been controlled satisfactorily by the use of TDE in the codling moth schedule of treatments. However, the recent increase in cases of codling moth resistance to TDE—and to DDT—has caused some growers to change to other insecticides, although little is known about the effectiveness of the substitute compounds against orange tortrix.

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New insecticides against orange tortrix tested on apples near Watsonville

Harold F. Madsen, Louis A. Falcon
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New insecticides against orange tortrix tested on apples near Watsonville

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Authors

Harold F. Madsen, University of California, Berkeley.
Louis A. Falcon, University of California, Berkeley.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 14(4):5-11.

Published April 01, 1960

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

The orange tortrix on apples in California usually has been controlled satisfactorily by the use of TDE in the codling moth schedule of treatments. However, the recent increase in cases of codling moth resistance to TDE—and to DDT—has caused some growers to change to other insecticides, although little is known about the effectiveness of the substitute compounds against orange tortrix.

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