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September 6, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Scientists recommended Tuesday a single aerial spraying of the pesticide malathion as part of a three-part plan to wipe out a menacing infestation of the Mediterranean fruit fly in Santa Clara County. "The panel suggested we stick with the Los Angeles County integrated pest management program, a ground spray where the adults were found, one knockdown aerial application and release of sterile Medflies each week," said Gera Curry, spokeswoman for the state Department of Food and Agriculture.
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November 6, 1989 | United Press International
Medfly traps have turned up empty, the first sign that Santa Clara County's infestation has been eradicated, authorities said. "So far as we know, nothing has come up. We've caught tons of sterile flies, but that's all," Bob Clement, head of the county's pest detection program, said.
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November 6, 1989 | United Press International
Medfly traps have turned up empty, the first sign that Santa Clara County's infestation has been eradicated, authorities said. "So far as we know, nothing has come up. We've caught tons of sterile flies, but that's all," Bob Clement, head of the county's pest detection program, said.
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September 7, 1989
State agriculture officials have completed ground spraying of the pesticide malathion in northern Santa Clara County and announced plans for an aerial spray to battle an infestation of Mediterranean fruit flies. Gov. George Deukmejian told agriculture officials that he will declare a state of emergency in Santa Clara County, agriculture department officials said.
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September 7, 1989
State agriculture officials have completed ground spraying of the pesticide malathion in northern Santa Clara County and announced plans for an aerial spray to battle an infestation of Mediterranean fruit flies. Gov. George Deukmejian told agriculture officials that he will declare a state of emergency in Santa Clara County, agriculture department officials said.
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September 6, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Scientists recommended Tuesday a single aerial spraying of the pesticide malathion as part of a three-part plan to wipe out a menacing infestation of the Mediterranean fruit fly in Santa Clara County. "The panel suggested we stick with the Los Angeles County integrated pest management program, a ground spray where the adults were found, one knockdown aerial application and release of sterile Medflies each week," said Gera Curry, spokeswoman for the state Department of Food and Agriculture.
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