Whitefly invasion in Imperial Valley costs growers, workers millions in losses.
Gonzalez-RA; Goldman-GE; Natwick-ET; Rosenberg-HR; Grieshop-JI; Sutter-SR; Funakoshi-T; Davila-Garcia-S
Calif Agric 1992 Sep-Oct; 46(5):7-8
Two years of sweetpotato whitefly infestations in Imperial County have resulted in huge losses to growers of melons and cole crops and in high unemployment among farworkers. The economic impact on the county is analyzed here.
Agriculture; Pest-control; Pesticides; Pesticides-and-agricultural-chemicals; Pests; Crop-spraying
R. A. Gonzalez, County Cooperative Extension Director, Imperial County, CA 92243
University of California - Davis