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Wildflowers as Nectar Sources for Diadegma insulare (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), a Parasitoid of Diamondback Moth (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae)
The effects of wildflowers on the longevity and fecundity of Diadegma insulare (Cresson), one of the major parasitoids of diamond back moth, Plutella xylostella (L.), in North America, were studiedExpand
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Effects of wild and cultivated host plants on oviposition, survival, and development of diamondback moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) and its parasitoid Diadegma insulare (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)
The effects of wild and cultivated Brassicaceae host plants on diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.), oviposition, egg hatch, larval survival, infestation level, parasitism rate by DiadegmaExpand
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Diurnal Flight Activity of Diadegma insulare (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), a Parasitoid of the Diamondback Moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae), in the Field
We studied the diurnal flight activity of Diadeg>ma insulare (Cresson) at the Collins Road Entomology Research Farm Michigan State University during the summers of 1992 and 1993. Foraging activityExpand
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Pesticides Affect Immature Stages of Diadegma insulare(Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) and Its Host, the Diamondback Moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae)
Effects of pesticides on immature stages of Diadegma insulare (Cresson) and its host, the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.), were studied in the laboratory. Diamondback moth larvaeExpand
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Nectar-Collecting Behavior of Diadegma insulare (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), a Parasitoid of Diamondback Moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae)
We observed 5 nectar-collecting behaviors of Diadegma insulare (Cresson), a major parasitoid of diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.). The most striking behavior of D. insulare was chewing atExpand
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Aphid-induced Defences in Chilli Affect Preferences of the Whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)
The sweetpotato whitefly (WF), Bemisia tabaci, is a major pest that damages a wide range of vegetable crops in Malaysia. WF infestation is influenced by a variety of factors, including previousExpand
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Heratemis Walker (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae: Alysiini): revision and reconstruction of the phylogeny combining molecular data and morphology.
The genus Heratemis Walker, 1860 (Braconidae: Alysiinae Stephens, 1829) contains medium-sized parasitoids with conspicuously long antennae. The antennae are often nearly three times as long as theExpand
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Field Studies on the Effect of Pesticides on the Diamondback Moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) and Parasitism by Diadegma insulare (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)
The effects of pesticides on the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.), and parasitism by Diadegma insulaTe (Cresson) was studied at the Michigan State University Entomology Research Farm duringExpand
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Differential Toxicity of Pesticides to Diadegma insulate (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) and Its Host, the Diamondback Moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae)
Laboratory studies were done to evaluate differential toxicity of pesticides to adult Diadegma insulare (Cresson) and its host, the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.). Leaf-dip and direct-dipExpand
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First report of papaya mealybug Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) from Malaysia.
Paracoccus marginatus, Williams and Granara de Willink 1992 (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) commonly known as papaya mealybug (PMb) is reported for the first time in Malaysia on papaya, cassava,Expand
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