Section 14
Chapter 13,650

Biology and control of orangeworms

Atkins, E.L.; Jr.

Calif. Citrogr, 36: 270; 288-91


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The larvae of Argyrotaenia citrana (orange tortrix), Pyroderces rileyi, Holcocera iceryaeella and Platynota stultana are collectively known as orange worms. The tortrix and Pyroderces are the most frequently injurious. They feed on the peel and partially in the pulp, though Pyroderces is mainly a scavenging insect feeding on dead flower parts and on scale and aphid exudations.

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