Contribution to the control of the tomate fruit moth Scrobipalpula absoluta (Meyr.) II. Chemical control trial

Renato Ripa S.1

During four seasons (from 1970 to 1974) insecticidal trials were carried out for the control of the tomato fruit mont Scrobipalpula absoluta (Meyr.) (Lepidoptera; Gelechiidae), along with observations on the control of the cutworms Euxoa lutescens (Blanchard and Euxoa bilitura (Guenée).

1Ing. Agr., Ph.D., Subestación Experimental La Cruz (INIA), Casilla 3, La Cruz, Chile.