The Status of The Oriental Peach Moth In The South

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The Oriental peach moth (Laspeyresia motesta Busck) was first found in the South in the fall of 1923. Since that time inspections have revealed its presence in several localities of each of the Southern States, except South Carolina and Louisiana. Typical injury has been reported from those States. It is believed that the insect was brought into the South in infested apples, Studies of the life history and habits of the insect at Fort Valley, Ga., showed the occurrence of six generations and a

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 1927

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  • Journal of Economic Entomology is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The journal publishes articles on the economic significance of insects and is divided into the following sections: apiculture & social insects; arthropods in relation to plant disease; forum; insecticide resistance and resistance management; ecotoxicology; biological and microbial control; ecology and behavior; sampling and biostatistics; household and structural insects; medical entomology; molecular entomology; veterinary entomology; forest entomology; horticultural entomology; field and forage crops, and small grains; stored-product; commodity treatment and quarantine entomology; and plant resistance. In addition to research papers, Journal of Economic Entomology publishes Letters to the Editor, interpretive articles in a Forum section, Short Communications, Rapid Communications, and Book Reviews.
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