Cranberry Insect Problems and Suggestions for Solving Them

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"The cranberry has many insect enemies, but some of them are of importance only on dry bogs. The foliage is attacked by three species of "fireworms," the tipworm, spanworms, army worms, and the cranberry fleabeetle; the fruit is eaten by the fruitworm , blossom worm, cranberry katydid, and grasshoppers; the vine is attacked by the girdler, toadbug, vinehopper, spittle insect, mealybug, and Putnam and oyster-shell scales; and the roots are destroyed by the rootworm and white grubs. This bulletin gives brief descriptions of these pests, their life histories, and the means found most effective, in each case, in preventing their ... continued below

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45 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Scammell, H. B. 1917.

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  • Scammell, H. B. "Entomological Assistant, Deciduous Fruit Insect Investigations."

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"The cranberry has many insect enemies, but some of them are of importance only on dry bogs. The foliage is attacked by three species of "fireworms," the tipworm, spanworms, army worms, and the cranberry fleabeetle; the fruit is eaten by the fruitworm , blossom worm, cranberry katydid, and grasshoppers; the vine is attacked by the girdler, toadbug, vinehopper, spittle insect, mealybug, and Putnam and oyster-shell scales; and the roots are destroyed by the rootworm and white grubs. This bulletin gives brief descriptions of these pests, their life histories, and the means found most effective, in each case, in preventing their ravages and destroying them." -- p. 2

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45 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"December, 1917." -- title page

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Scammell, H. B. Cranberry Insect Problems and Suggestions for Solving Them, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96499/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.