The Red-Necked Raspberry Cane-Borer

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"A 'flat-headed,' milk-white borer, the larva or young of a small, slender, black beetle with bronze-red head and coppery red or golden thorax ('neck'), causes a reduction in the crops of raspberry, blackberry, and dewberry in the eastern half of the United States by its injury to the canes. The beetle, also, does some injury by feeding on the leaves of the plants. This insect may be controlled by cutting out the infested canes in the fall or winter, or in early spring before the beetles have emerged from them, and promptly burning the cuttings. Cooperation in the observance of ... continued below

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ii, 5 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.

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Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929 1922.

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"A 'flat-headed,' milk-white borer, the larva or young of a small, slender, black beetle with bronze-red head and coppery red or golden thorax ('neck'), causes a reduction in the crops of raspberry, blackberry, and dewberry in the eastern half of the United States by its injury to the canes. The beetle, also, does some injury by feeding on the leaves of the plants. This insect may be controlled by cutting out the infested canes in the fall or winter, or in early spring before the beetles have emerged from them, and promptly burning the cuttings. Cooperation in the observance of this measure, including the same precautions on wild plants, for successive years, is highly desirable." -- p. ii

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ii, 5 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.

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"Issued September, 1922." -- p. ii

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Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929. The Red-Necked Raspberry Cane-Borer, pamphlet, 1922; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97249/: accessed May 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.