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Studies in Apple Maggot Control in the Hudson Valley

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The timing of poison applications for apple maggot, Trypera pomonella, is best determined by the use of large emergence cages under nearly natural conditions. Arsenate of lead, 2½. pounds to 100 gallons, applied as the flies are beginning to increase in numbers and a second application about ten days after the first give a large measure of protection. It is well to observe early varieties and protect them first . The maintenance of a poison cover, spray or dust, during the pre-ovipositon period seems to be a very promising safeguard.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 1930

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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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