The Fig-Insect Situation in the Smyrna Fig District!
Author: HAGAN, HAROLD R.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 22, Number 6, December 1929 , pp. 900-909(10)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Brief notations regarding the principle insect pests (especially Ephestia cautella and Plodia interpunctella) of fig trees and fruit of the Smyrna fig in Turkey. A summary of the economic phase of their attack including actual infestation and contamination by disease organisms. The method employed to enable figs to meet the new United States tolerance limits is outlined and includes the grading, sacking and fumigation of the fruit.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 1929
- 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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