Biology and control of the ten lined June beetle in almonds
Robert A. Van Steenwyk, University of California
Paul S. Verdegaal
California Agriculture 44(4):25-27. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v044n04p25.
Two insecticide treatments — one at egg hatch and another at the third instar— provide effective control of this pest. (Photo by Jack Kelly Clark)
Robert A. Van Steenwyk is Extension Entomologist, Department of Entomological Sciences, University of California, Berkeley; Donald Rough is Farm Advisor (retired), Cooperative Extension, Sun Joaquin County. Paul S. Verdegaal is Farm Advisor, Cooperative Extension, Sun Joaquin County.
The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of B. A. Burr, L. W. Barclay, and C. F. Fouche, Cooperative Extension, University of California, Berkeley, and R. Freeman and D. M. Havens, Cooperative Extension, Stockton, for their help in this study. They also gratefully acknowledge Van Dyken Farms' provision of a study site. This research was supported in part by the Almond Board of California.