Miscellaneous Codling Moth Studies

  title={Miscellaneous Codling Moth Studies},
  author={Loren F. Steiner}
Only three per cent of the larvae captured in bands treated with beta-naphthol completed their life cycle and emerged as moths. Field tests and behavior studies indicate that this chemical repels 10 to 20 per cent of the larvae. Alpha-naphthy lamine (Techn.) used in a similar manner gives promise of being as effective as bet3- naphthol. Corrugated strawboard proved the best material for chemical treatment while a combination burlap and kraft paper is more efficient than burlap, crepe, or tar… CONTINUE READING