Control of Codling Moth 011 Walnuts with a Granulosis Virus

  title={Control of Codling Moth 011 Walnuts with a Granulosis Virus},
  author={Patrick V. Vail and Wendy Barnett and Danica Cowan and Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Collier},
Field tests were conducted in 1983 at Hanford, CA, to further investigate the use of the codling moth granulosis virus (GV) as a control agent. Timing of application and number of applications were investigated. Sprays were commenced at 0.1 and 10% predicted hatch for the GV as well as Zolone. In the small plots, first brood damage was assessed by counting the number of fallen codling moth infested nuts per tree. The small plots indicated that the GV could provide control statistically equal to… CONTINUE READING

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