Insecticides and integrated control in peaches
L. E. Caltagirone, University of California
W. W. Barnett, University of California
California Agriculture 20(5):5-6. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v020n05p5.
Guthion gives excellent control of both the Oriental fruit moth and the twig borer in peaches. When used at reduced rates the mortality of beneficial insects and mites is greatly reduced. There are good possibilities for using this chemical in an integrated control program for peach pests.
L. E. Caltagirone is Assistant Entomologist, Division of Biological Control, University of California, Berkeley; W. W. Barnett is Laboratory Technician II, Division of Biological Control, University of California, Berkeley;
This research was supported by grant funds from the Cling Peach Advisory Board.