POPULAR AND PRACTICAL ENTOMOLOGY.: The Plum Curculio in Ontario, Nature and Extent of the Injuries, Conditions Favoring the Insect, and Means of Control.: Part I— Nature of the Injuries

L. Caesar
1916 Canadian Entomologist  
The Plum Curculio is found practically all over the fruitgrowing portions of Ontario, and is one of our most destructive and, under some circumstances, difficult insects to control. T h e name "Plum Curculio" is misleading because the insect attacks not only plums but apples, pears, cherries, peaches, apricots, quinces and, on rare occasions, gooseberries. I n our experience apricots are worst attacked, then plums and sweet cherries; after these sour cherries, apples, pears, peaches and quinces
more » ... peaches and quinces in the order named. We have only in one locality seen gooseberries attacked.
doi:10.4039/ent48397-12 fatcat:yaaprgaxwzgh3odcvq4lhzkbuq