Furadan controls root weevil on strawberries
Norman F. McCalley, Monterey County
Norman C. Welch, Santa Cruz County.
California Agriculture 32(6):16-17. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v032n06p16.
Norman F. McCalley is Farm Advisor, Monterey County; Norman C. Welch is Farm Advisor, Santa Cruz County.
When applied as a bed sprag to weevil-infested strawberry plants after fall and winter picking, Furadan greatlg reduced populations of woods and cribrate weevils.Experiments conducted over two years showed Furadan sprays can give effective control of woods weevil and cribrate weevil on strawberries.
Acknowledements: For their assistance in the conduct of these experiments in the field the authors gratefully acknowledge Richard Nelson Driscoll Strawberry Assn, Inc. Watsonville, and George Mercier, Tommy Matsui Inc., Watsonville.