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Spatio‐temporal patterns and interactions with honeydew‐producing Hemiptera of ants in a Mediterranean citrus orchard
1 The role of ants in the citrus agro‐ecosystem is controversial and understanding their ecology may help to clarify their function. The present study determined the daily and seasonal foragingExpand
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Influence of host size on parasitism by Aphytis chrysomphali and A. melinus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) in Mediterranean populations of California red scale Aonidiella aurantii (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)
Abstract The ectoparasitoids Aphytis chrysomphali Mercet and A. melinus DeBach (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) are the principal natural enemies of California red scale (CRS) Aonidiella aurantii (Maskell)Expand
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Aggregation pattern, sampling plan, and intervention threshold for Pezothrips kellyanus in citrus groves
Pezothrips kellyanus (Bagnall) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) has recently emerged as an international pest of citrus. It causes severe scarring of the fruit surface and commercial downgrading of freshExpand
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Soil-dwelling predatory mites in citrus: Their potential as natural enemies of thrips with special reference to Pezothrips kellyanus (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
Free-living predatory mites are one of the most abundant and species-rich group of arthropods in the soil, with a great potential for pest control. In the present study we examined the predatory miteExpand
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Effect of Mediterranean Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on California Red Scale (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) Populations in Citrus Orchards
ABSTRACT We conducted an ant-exclusion experiment in a citrus orchard to evaluate the overall impact of three ant species native in the Mediterranean, Pheidole pallidula (Nylander), PlagiolepisExpand
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Factors influencing citrus fruit scarring caused by Pezothrips kellyanus
Kelly’s citrus thrips (KCT) Pezothrips kellyanus (Bagnall) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) is a recently recorded cosmopolitan citrus pest, causing fruit scarring that results in downgrading of fruit. DueExpand
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Effect of short-duration electrically induced tachycardia on regional myocardial contractility.
BACKGROUND Tachycardia is a physiological mechanism for adapting cardiac output to modifications in energy consumption in the organism. The repercussions that short-duration tachycardia has onExpand
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Sum of effects of myocardial ischemia followed by electrically induced tachycardia on myocardial function
Background The alteration of contractile function after tachyarrhythmia ceases is influenced by the type of prior ischemia (acute coronary syndrome or ischemia inherent in a coronaryExpand
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[Usefulness of trimetazidine in ischemia-reperfusion lesion. Experimental study in myocardial stunning model].
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of trimetazidine (TMZ) on myocardial systolic dysfunction resulting from an isolated episode of induced coronary ischemia. METHODS In aExpand
Utilidad de la trimetazidina en la lesión por isquemia-reperfusión. Estudio experimental en un modelo canino de aturdimiento miocárdico
Evaluar la accion de la trimetazidina en el deterioro de la funcion sistolica que se produce en el miocardio tras una isquemia unica y prolongada. Metodos: Se analizaron 13 perros mestizos, de uno uExpand
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