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Timing: Lygus bug control increases lima bean yield and quality

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A. S. Deal, University of California
H. H. Shorey, University of California
M. J. Snyder, Santa Maria

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California Agriculture 19(7):2-3.

Published July 01, 1965

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Proper timing of treatments, as well as choice of insecticides, is highly important in preventing losses in both yield and quality from lygus bug feeding on lima beans. In these tests, early applications were important and use of the organo-phosphorus insecticides Cygon alone, or malathion in combination with toxaphene proved most effective for control of this pest.

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Assistance in this study was received from: W. R. Bowen and R. L. Hale, Laboratory Technicians, University of California, Riverside; R. A. Brendler, Farm Advisor, Ventura County; Owen Rice and Ed Maring, lima bean growers, Santa Maria; Leslie Culbert, lima bean grower, Oxnard; Tony Machado, Machado Flying Service, Santa Maria; Ted Venegas, T. F. McLoughlin Dusters, Inc., Oxfard; and Coastal Chemical Company, Oxnard.

Timing: Lygus bug control increases lima bean yield and quality

A. S. Deal, H. H. Shorey, M. J. Snyder
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Timing: Lygus bug control increases lima bean yield and quality

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

A. S. Deal, University of California
H. H. Shorey, University of California
M. J. Snyder, Santa Maria

Publication Information

California Agriculture 19(7):2-3.

Published July 01, 1965

PDF  |  Citation  |  Permissions

Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Proper timing of treatments, as well as choice of insecticides, is highly important in preventing losses in both yield and quality from lygus bug feeding on lima beans. In these tests, early applications were important and use of the organo-phosphorus insecticides Cygon alone, or malathion in combination with toxaphene proved most effective for control of this pest.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Assistance in this study was received from: W. R. Bowen and R. L. Hale, Laboratory Technicians, University of California, Riverside; R. A. Brendler, Farm Advisor, Ventura County; Owen Rice and Ed Maring, lima bean growers, Santa Maria; Leslie Culbert, lima bean grower, Oxnard; Tony Machado, Machado Flying Service, Santa Maria; Ted Venegas, T. F. McLoughlin Dusters, Inc., Oxfard; and Coastal Chemical Company, Oxnard.


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