Predicting CRS infestations by trapping males
Daniel S. Moreno, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), University of California
Charles E. Kennett, Division of Biological Control
Harold S. Forster, University of California
Richard W. Hoffmann, Division of Biological Control
Donald L. Flaherty, UC Cooperative Extension
California Agriculture 39(5):10-12. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v039n05p10.
Daniel S. Moreno is Research Entomologist, Boyden Entomology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), University of California, Riverside; Charles E. Kennett is Entomology Specialist, Division of Biological Control, UC Berkeley; Harold S. Forster is Agriculture Research Technician, USDA-ARS, University of California, Riverside; Richard W. Hoffmann is Staff Research Associate, Division of Biological Control, UC Berkeley, stationed at Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier; Donald L. Flaherty is Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare County;
The second male flight (June-July) was the best predictor of year-end fruit infestation.
The authors especially acknowledge the cooperation of James R. Stewart and James Gorden, Pest Management Associates, Exeter, California, and Neil O'Connell, Farm Advisor, Tulare County. Photographs by Max Badgley.