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Cultural control of the greenhouse whitefly in strawberries on the Central Coast. (00BC012)
Program UC IPM competitive research grants program
S.T. Koike, Cooperative Extension, Monterey County
Host/habitat Strawberry
Pest Greenhouse Whitefly Trialeurodes vaporariorum
Discipline Entomology
Encarsia formosa; Eretmocerus emericus
Biological Controls
Start year (duration)  2000 (One Year)
Objectives Develop a management strategy for reducing whitefly populations in strawberries on the central coast.

Evaluate the potential for cultural control of the greenhouse whitefly by modification of the timing of plant pruning.

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