Treatment timing defined for Egyptian alfalfa weevil in the high desert
Vernon M. Stern, University of California
Steve Orloff, UC Cooperative Extension
California Agriculture 44(1):18-20. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v044n01p18.
Profits were highest in Mojave Desert alfalfa when treatment for Egyptian alfalfa weevil was applied soon after winter plant regrowth began and leaf damage was present on new stems.
Vernon M. Stern is Professor of Entomology, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside; Steve B. Orloffis High-Desert Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles and Sun Bernardino counties.
Appreciation is expressed to Gene Nebeker, Junior Peters, and Joe and Ron Hurter for providing alfalfa fields and sustaining crop loss in this research.