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Synonyms for vedalia

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Vedalia beetle and Cryptochaetum iceryae (in coastal areas) keep cottony cushion scale under control in most orchards, when not disrupted by pesticides (Grafton-Cardwell et al.
There were several colonies there in New Brigden, Vedalia, Naco, Little Gem, and Hamaruka.
Biological pest control was born in California in 1889 when the Vedalia ladybird beetle and cryptochetum fly were introduced to prey on the cottony cushion scale, a citrus pest, entomologists said.
If we planted Vedalia onions in Maine, they would barely get started in the spring before the day length triggered them to bulb.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) chose the vedalia lady beetle, an Australian species, to control another Australian import, cottonycushion scale, accidentally introduced into California citrus orchards.
The history of the Vedalia beetle importation to California and its impact on the development of biological control.
Conserving vedalia beetle, Rodolia cardinalis (Mulsant) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), in citrus: a continuing challenge as new insecticides gain registration.
Widespread use of DDT to control other citrus pests in the San Joaquin Valley virtually eliminated the scale's natural enemy, the vedalia beetle.