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Investigations in the control of the potato tuber moth, Gnorimoschema operculella Zell. (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), in north Queensland

Cannon, R.C. (1948) Investigations in the control of the potato tuber moth, Gnorimoschema operculella Zell. (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), in north Queensland. Queensland Journal of Agricultural Science, 5 (3). pp. 107-124.

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Abstract

Studies in the host relationships, seasonal history, and egg-laying habits of the potato tuber moth, experiments in its control in potatoes with DDT and BHC foliage sprays and dusts, and observations on cultural methods of control conducted at Home Hill on northern Queensland during 1946 and 1947 are described.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Subjects:Science > Zoology > Invertebrates > Insects
Plant culture > Field crops > Root and tuber crops
Plant pests and diseases > Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection > Pesticides
Live Archive:04 Jun 2024 05:31
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