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Peer-reviewed Article

Treatment timing defined for Egyptian alfalfa weevil in the high desert


Vernon M. Stern, University of California
Steve Orloff, UC Cooperative Extension

publication information

California Agriculture 44(1):18-20. January-February 1990.


Treatment soon after winter regrowth began, rather than later, produced higher yields in Mojave Desert alfalfa.

author affiliations

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.

author notes

Appreciation is expressed to Gene Nebeker, Junior Peters, and Joe and Ron Hurter for providing alfalfa fields and sustaining crop loss in this research.