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    Author(s) : DeShane, N. D.

    Author Affiliation : Supervised Control Service, Inc., Shafter, California, USA.

    Abstract only; Conference paper : Association of Applied Insect Ecologists: The economics of integrated pest management. Association of Applied Insect Ecologists. XIV Annual Conference. February 4 & 5, 1980, Red Lion Inn, Sacramento, California. 1980 pp.[2 pp] ref.2

    Conference Title : Association of Applied Insect Ecologists: The economics of integrated pest management. Association of Applied Insect Ecologists. XIV Annual Conference. February 4 & 5, 1980, Red Lion Inn, Sacramento, California.

    Abstract : Some 81% of all tomatoestomatoesSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    grown in the USA are produced in CaliforniacaliforniaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    and because of the high commercial value of the crop, large amounts of pesticides, including insecticides, are applied, in many cases to the detriment of natural enemiesnatural enemiesSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    of the pests. The need to increase biological controlbiological controlSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    pressure is stressed and the ways in which TrichogrammatrichogrammaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    parasitesparasitesSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    should be employed to this end are briefly outlined and discussed. The author has found that massive inundative releases of Trichogramma can contain a threatened outbreak of the fruitworm [Heliothis zea (Boddie)] because, by destroying the eggs, the parasites have an immediate effect on the population.

    Record Number : 19800571918

    Publisher : Association of Applied Insect Ecologists.

    Location of publication : ?, California

    Country of publication : USA

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : arthropodsarthropodsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HELICOVERPA ZEAhelicoverpa zeaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SolanaceaesolanaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Solanum lycopersicumsolanum lycopersicumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , TrichogrammatrichogrammaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : agricultural entomologyagricultural entomologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    , biological controlbiological controlSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , controlcontrolSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , hostshostsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , natural enemiesnatural enemiesSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , parasitesparasitesSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , pest controlpest controlSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , tomatoestomatoesSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , vegetablesvegetablesSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    Identifier(s) : biocontrol, Heliothis zea, Lycopersicon esculentum, United States of America, vegetable crops

    Geographical Location(s) : CaliforniacaliforniaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , USAusaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    Broader term(s) : invertebratesinvertebratesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HelicoverpahelicoverpaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , NoctuidaenoctuidaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , LepidopteralepidopteraSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , insectsinsectsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HexapodahexapodaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , arthropodsarthropodsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SolanalessolanalesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eudicotseudicotsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , angiospermsangiospermsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SpermatophytaspermatophytaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , plantsplantsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SolanumsolanumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SolanaceaesolanaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , TrichogrammatidaetrichogrammatidaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HymenopterahymenopteraSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Pacific States of USApacific states of usaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , Western States of USAwestern states of usaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , USAusaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , APEC countriesapec countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , Developed Countriesdeveloped countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , North Americanorth americaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , AmericaamericaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , OECD Countriesoecd countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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