|Following best practices can reduce chemical treatments.|
|A worker knocks off mummies. - UC IPM photo|
- · Count the mummy nuts in the trees by examining 20 trees per block.
- · If an average of two or more mummies per tree are found before February 1, remove the mummies by shaking or hand poling the entire block.
- · Destroy mummies on the ground by either disking or mowing by March 15.
|Removing mummy nuts from trees is a top priority.|