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Title: Malathion aerial spray controls the pine needle-sheath miner

Author: Stevens, Robert E.

Date: 1966

Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-102. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 2 p

Station ID: RN-PSW-102

Description: A water emulsion malathion spray, applied by helicopter at the rate of 1 lb. of insecticide in 25 gallons of water, effectively controlled the pine needle-sheath miner (Zelleria haimbachi Busck). Numbers of insects in the sprayed area were reduced by 98.6 percent 24 hours after treatment.

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Stevens, Robert E.  1966.  Malathion aerial spray controls the pine needle -sheath miner.   Res. Note PSW-RN-102. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 2 p .

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