Ant control in citrus groves: Argentine ant controlled for about six months by thorough spring application of chlordane spray
Paul D. Gerhardt, University of California College of Agriculture
California Agriculture 6(5):13-13. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v006n05p13.
Paul D. Gerhardt is Assistant Entomologist, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside;
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Ants—particularly Argentine ants—often interfere with the normal activities of beneficial insects attacking certain scale and mealybug pests. Therefore the chemical control of ants in citrus groves has sometimes been of value in encouraging the spread and multiplication of these beneficial insects.