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peer-reviewed research article

California red scale predator may create citricola control dilemma

authors

Harold S. Elmer, Experiment Station
O. L. Brawner, Experiment Station
William H. Ewart, Experiment Station

publication information

California Agriculture 34(11):20-21. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v034n11p20. November-December 1980.

author affiliations

Harold S. Elmer is Specialist, Experiment, in the Experiment Station. O. L. Brawner is Staff Research Associate, in the Experiment Station. William H. Ewart is Professor of Entomology and Entomologist, Emeritus, in the Experiment Station.

abstract

Citricola scale, now held in check by chemical controls for California red scale, could again become a major Central Valley citrus pest if a red scale predator is established.

author notes

All are with the Division of Economic Entomology, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside.