Status of the Potato Tuber Moth in Maryland

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The potato tuber moth, Phthorimea operculella Zell., a newly established pest in Maryland, did considerable injury to late planted potatoes. Climatic conditions have apparently influenced the abundance of the pest. Some of the more important sources of carryover have been investigated. Cultural and harvesting measures, together with cleanup practices, are suggested.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 1, 1926

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