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Control Of San Jose Scale, G D. Rimes Jan 1962

Control Of San Jose Scale, G D. Rimes

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

W ITH an export rejection rate in excess of 10,000 cases per year, the apple industry in W.A. is continually confronted with the problem of San Jose Scale control.


Insecticides For External Parasites Of Sheep And Cattle, Department Of Agriculture, Western Australia Jan 1962

Insecticides For External Parasites Of Sheep And Cattle, Department Of Agriculture, Western Australia

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

CHLORINATED hydrocarbon insecticides for the control of external parasites of sheep and cattle are no longer registered under the Veterinary Medicines Act.

The preparations are D.D.T., B.H.C.. dieldrin, aldrin and toxaphene.


Mulesing And Tailstripping : For The Prevention Of Fly-Strike, W L. Mcgarry Jan 1962

Mulesing And Tailstripping : For The Prevention Of Fly-Strike, W L. Mcgarry

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

MULESING and tailstripping are basic to fly strike control.

During emergencies and bad fly waves they may need to be supplemented by temporary protective measures such as jetting and crutching.


Some Experiments In Citrus Red Scale Control, G D. Rimes Jan 1962

Some Experiments In Citrus Red Scale Control, G D. Rimes

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

THE red scale (Aonidiella aurantii Masc.) is widely distributed throughout the world but tends to be a serious pest in those countries with semi-arid climates such as California, South Africa, Palestine and Australia.

The home of the pest is probably China, but it has been known in Australia for over 70 years and it was from the continent that it was introduced into North America.