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New controls investigated for vine mealybug
The vine mealybug is a newly invasive pest that has spread throughout California's extensive grape-growing regions. Researchers are investigating new control tools to be used in combination with orExpand
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Botryosphaeriaceae Species Spore-Trapping Studies in California Vineyards.
The seasonal abundance of Botryosphaeriaceae spp. spores was studied in California vineyards by using glass microscope slides covered with petroleum jelly placed on grapevine cordons and BurkardExpand
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Plant Hosts of Xylella fastidiosa In and Near Southern California Vineyards.
Xylella fastidiosa is a xylem-limited bacterium that causes Pierce's disease (PD) of grapevines. A variety of plant species found near a severe outbreak of PD in vineyards in the Temecula Valley ofExpand
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Incidence and distribution of peach mosaic and its vector, Eriophyes insidiosus (Acari: Eriophyidae) in Mexico
Foliar and fruit symptoms of peach mosaic disease were observed in peach trees during a study of commercial peach orchards and dooryard peaches in 11 states in Mexico during 1991-1993. SymptomaticExpand
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Spatial and temporal distributions of two sympatric Homalodisca spp. (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): Implications for areawide pest management
Four-year landscape-scale monitoring was conducted to investigate dynamics of the spatial and temporal distributions of Homalodisca coagulata and H. liturata and their spatial associations with theExpand
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Directed Sprays and Liquid Baits to Manage Ants in Vineyards and Citrus Groves 1
Chemical treatments were evaluated for efficacy against spe- cific ant pests in two perennial field crop systems. A directed spray of Lorsban applied in grape vineyards resulted in significantExpand
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Purification and Characterization of Peach Mosaic Virus.
Virus particles were observed by transmission electron microscopy in preparations extracted from symptomatic leaves of Chenopodium amaranticolor that had been mechanically inoculated with peachExpand
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First Report of Wood Canker Caused by Neoscytalidium dimidiatum on Grapevine in California.
In May 2012 in the Coachella valley, Riverside County, California, the decline of vines in table grape (Vitis vinifera) vineyards was observed. Foliar symptoms consisted of shoot blight with wiltingExpand
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Biology of the Transmission of Peach Mosaic Virus by Eriophyes insidiosus (Acari: Eriophyidae).
Experiments were undertaken to elucidate the characteristics of the transmission of peach mosaic virus (PMV) by Eriophyes insidiosus. Transmission efficiency by single E. insidiosus was as high asExpand
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Intraplant Sampling of Grapevines for Pierce's Disease Diagnosis.
The bacterium Xylella fastidiosa Wells et al. induces Pierce's disease (PD) of grapevine. This study was initiated to improve sampling protocols to identify X. fastidiosa-infected grapevines (VitisExpand
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