The Pea Aphid on Peas and Methods for Its Control

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"The pea aphid is present wherever peas are grown in the United States and is one of the most serious insect enemies of this important food crop. It has many generations a year, and under favorable conditions large and destructive populations of the pest may develop in a relatively short time. Natural enemies cannot be depended on for effective control, and therefore insecticides must be applied when threatening infestations of the aphid develop. Several insecticides and methods for their use are discussed in this bulletin. The choice of these will depend on local conditions, including the type of machinery and ... continued below

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i, 14 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Dudley, J. E. & Bronson, T. E. 1943.

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  • Dudley, J. E. "J. E. Dudley, Jr., Entomologist, Division of Truck Crop and Garden Insect Investigations, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, Agricultural Research Administration."
  • Bronson, T. E. "T. E. Bronson, Assistant Entomologist, Division of Truck Crop and Garden Insect Investigations, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, Agricultural Research Administration."

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"The pea aphid is present wherever peas are grown in the United States and is one of the most serious insect enemies of this important food crop. It has many generations a year, and under favorable conditions large and destructive populations of the pest may develop in a relatively short time. Natural enemies cannot be depended on for effective control, and therefore insecticides must be applied when threatening infestations of the aphid develop. Several insecticides and methods for their use are discussed in this bulletin. The choice of these will depend on local conditions, including the type of machinery and insecticide available, but any of them will be effective if applied as directed." -- p. i

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i, 14 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"Issued November 1943." -- p. i. "The Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine in cooperation with the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station." -- p. 1

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USDA Farmers' Bulletins

The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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Dudley, J. E. & Bronson, T. E. The Pea Aphid on Peas and Methods for Its Control, pamphlet, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97301/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.