Title: Citrus insect and disease summary
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 Material Information
Title: Citrus insect and disease summary
Series Title: AREC-LA Mimeo series
Physical Description: v. : ; 28-34 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Citrus Experiment Station (Lake Alfred, Fla.)
Agricultural Research and Education Center (Lake Alfred, Fla.)
Publisher: Citrus Experiment Station.
Place of Publication: Lake Alfred Fla
Publication Date: Mid April 1970
Copyright Date: 1966
Frequency: semimonthly
regular
 Subjects
Subject: Citrus -- Diseases and pests -- Periodicals -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
 Notes
Issuing Body: Issued by the Citrus Experiment Station (Lake Alfred, Fla.) <July 1966-Jan. 1971, later called Lake Alfred (Fla.) Agricultural Research and Education Center, Feb. 1971-Aug. 1972>.
General Note: Description based on: Mid July 1966; title from caption.
General Note: Latest issue consulted: End of August 1972.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00066150
Volume ID: VID00080
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 71265791
lccn - 2006229397

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LAKE ALFRED, FLORIDA

MAY 12 19'7TITRUS INSECT AND DISEASE SUMMARY
MID-APRIL 1970


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Aphids
Aphids


NOTE: Only pests or conditions of general or current interest are reported.
Forecasts are for 1 month in advance unless otherwise indicated.
Citrus Rust Mite: 71% of groves infested (Norm 61%); 53% economic (Norm 41%).
Population increased slightly and continued above normal and in the high range.
Further increase is expected in May. Highest districts are West (2.00) East (1.45)
and South (1.39).


Citrus Red Mite: 41% of groves infested (Norm 48%);
Population decreased slightly and will be below
Further decrease is expected in April followed by an
is North (.69).


15% economic (Norm 17%).
normal and in the low range.
increase in May. Highest district


Texas Citrus Mite: 25% of groves infested (Norm 41%); 8% economic (Norm 19%).
Population is the lowest for April in 11 years. It will remain below normal and in
the low range. Increase is expected in May. Highest district is South (.50).
Six-spotted Mite: 11% of groves infested (Norm 9%); 3% economic. Population is near
normal. Increase is expected and a few groves will develop important infestations.
Glover Scale: 81% of groves infested (Norm 80%); 9% economic (Norm 22%).
Population is slightly subnormal and at moderate level. Little change is expected.
Highest districts are West (1.00) North (.97) and East (.95).
Purple Scale: 68% of groves infested (Norm 81%); 6% economic (Norm 12%).
This scale is also below normal abundance and will continue near the present low
level. Highest district is West (.93).
Chaff Scale: 49% of groves infested (Norm 63%); 1% economic (Norm 12%).
Population will continue to be low and much below normal in all districts.
Black Scale: 5% of groves infested (Norm 26%); none economic (Norm 10%).
Population is the lowest since 1963 and will remain very low.
Yellow Scale: 59% of groves infested (Norm 66%); 5% economic (Norm 11%).
Population decreased and will remain below normal and low on a statewide basis.
Highest districts are North (.90) and South (.80).
Citrus Snow Scale: 25% of groves infested; 8% with moderate or heavy infestations.
Population is higher than in prior Aprils; however, activity of this scale de-
creased early in April and is not expected to increase until May.
Whitefly: 62% of groves are infested with the larval stage which we regularly report
since it is the most damaging form. (Norm is (63%). However, 91% of groves are infested
with the adult stage and 44% of groves have moderate or heavy adult infestations. This
is the highest adult population since August of 1958 and portends above normal larval
populations in May.
Mealybug population will remain very low until mid-May, then increase rapidly.
Aphids: Population peaked early in April below normal level and quickly decreased.


600 April 17, 1970 WAS


CES Mimeo Series 70-28


W. A. Simanton




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