Lygus bug injury to carrot seed: Pest can cause 50% or more loss of carrot seed crop unless controlled by three properly timed 10% DDT dust applications
Elmer C. Carlson, University of California
California Agriculture 11(8):5-6. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v011n08p5.
Elmer C. Carlson is Associate Specialist in Entomology, University of California, Davis.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
Damage and control experiments in the Sacramento Valley investigated the relationship of the lygus bug—Lygus hesperus Knight—to Red Core Chantenay carrot seed.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1565.
Dr. J. F. Harrington and J. R. Laraway, Vegetable Crops Department; Richard Bushing, Fred Dundee, and Hiroshi Kido, Entomology Department, University of California, Davis, cooperated in the above reported studies.