Apple curculio ((Tachypterellus quadrigibbus) injury recently appeared to a serious extent in a few eastern New York apple orchards. Life history and control studies were made. In experimental plots partial control was secured by the use of properly timed heavy sprays of lead arsenate. The addition of excess lime and fish oil apparently increased the effectiveness of the arsenical treatments.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 1, 1932
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