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California Agriculture, August 1955

Volume 9, Number 8
Parasitism of grape leaf skeletonizer

research articles

Frost protection in almonds: Wind machine studies in 1955 frost season indicate protection in mature almond orchards below that obtained in citrus
by D. G. Rhoades, F. A. Brooks, A. S. Leonard, H. B. Schultz
pp3-14, doi#10.3733/ca.v009n08p3
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Small-nut almonds: Progress in development of varieties consistently producing small sized nuts
by Dale E. Kester, Robert W. Jones
pp6, doi#10.3733/ca.v009n08p6
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Western grape leaf skeletonizer: 1954 biological control program indicates parasitism plus virus disease registering important reduction of vineyard pest
by Owen J. Smith
pp7, doi#10.3733/ca.v009n08p7
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California red scale control: Natural enemies can keep pest under control in citrus groves when given help and in areas with favorable climate
by Paul DeBach, John H. Landi, Ernest B. White
pp8-10, doi#10.3733/ca.v009n08p8
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Causes of avocado leaf injury: Certain foliage injury often attributed to insect feeding may actually be the result of some physiological disorder
by Walter Ebeling
pp9-10, doi#10.3733/ca.v009n08p9
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Salt damage to strawberries: Types of water, irrigation system, and soil condition found to influence salt accumulation in strawberry plantings
by J. G. Brown, Victor Voth
pp11-12, doi#10.3733/ca.v009n08p11
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Quality of dried french prunes: Studies on fruit maturity for influence on yield, quality, time-range for most profitable harvest of interior valley prunes
by L. L. Claypool, John Kilbuck
pp13-14, doi#10.3733/ca.v009n08p13
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Rangeland forage: Almost trebled by seeding rose clover and use of sulfur-bearing fertilizers
by R. J. Arkley, W. N. Helphinstine, W. A. Williams
pp15-16, doi#10.3733/ca.v009n08p15
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Editorial, News, Letters and Science briefs

Insect transmission, host range, and field spread of potato calico

by D. R. Porter
pp383-394, doi#10.3733/hilg.v09n08p383
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Insect transmission, host range, and field spread of potato calico

by D. R. Porter
pp383-394, doi#10.3733/hilg.v09n08p383
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Insect transmission, host range, and field spread of potato calico

by D. R. Porter
pp383-394, doi#10.3733/hilg.v09n08p383
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Initial localization and subsequent spread of curly-top symptoms in the sugar beet

by Katherine Esau
pp395-436, doi#10.3733/hilg.v09n08p395
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Initial localization and subsequent spread of curly-top symptoms in the sugar beet

by Katherine Esau
pp395-436, doi#10.3733/hilg.v09n08p395
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General Information

Pacific coast canned fruits: Report on 1954–55 f.o.b. shipments and price relationships for canned peaches, pears, apricots, and fruit cocktail
by Sidney Hoos
pp2, doi#10.3733/ca.v009n08p2
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