Insecticide treatments disinfest nursery citrus of glassy-winged sharpshooter
Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell, UC Riverside
Christopher A. Reagan, Lindcove Research and Extension Center
Yuling Ouyang, Y. Ouyang is Staff Research Associate, KAC. This project was supported by funds from the California Citrus Nursery Advisory Board. The authors thank Gary Moles and Mark Campbell of Willits and Newcomb Nursery (Arvin, Calif.) for generously providing citrus trees and facilities, and Ping Gu, Greg Montez, Rebecka Striggow and Alison Wohlgemuth for technical assistance. We thank Aventis, Bayer CropScience, Dow AgroSciences, FMC Corporation, Nichino America, Syngenta Crop Protection and Valent Agricultural Products for financial support and insecticides.
California Agriculture 57(4):128-131. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v057n04p128.
A combination of treatments to kill adults and prevent nymphs from emerging will minimize the pest's transport in California.
E.E. Grafton-Cardwell is IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside, stationed at Kearney Agricultural Center (KAC); C.A. Reagan is Staff Research Associate, Lindcove Research and Extension Center; ;