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Biological Suppression of the Mealybugs Planococcus citri (Risso), Ferrisia virgata (Cockerell) and Nipaecoccus viridis (Newstead) on Pummelo with Cryptolaemus Montrouzieri Mulsant in India
A field study was carried out to determine the efficacy of the Australian ladybird beetle, Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant, in the suppression of three mealybug species, namely, citrus mealybug,Expand
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Influence of Constant Temperatures on the Developmental Rate, Progeny Production, Sex Ratio and Adult Longevity of the Grape Mealybug Parasitoid, Anagyrus Dactylopii (How.) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae)
The effects of six constant temperatures ranging from 15 to 40°C on the rate of development, progeny production, sex ratio and adult longevity of the grape mealybug parasitoid, Anagyrus dactylopiiExpand
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Role of the aphelinid parasitoid Encarsia guadeloupae in the suppression of the exotic spiralling whitefly Aleurodicus dispersus on banana in India
A field study conducted during 2000–2001 on banana plantation located at Bangalore Rural district revealed that the population of the spiralling whitefly Aleurodicus dispersus Russell declined fromExpand
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Toxicity of some insecticides to Apanteles plutellae a parasite of the diamond back moth
Abstract The susceptibility of adults and cocooned stages of Apanteles plutellae Kurdj. (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) to four synthetic pyrethroid insecticides and five other chemical insecticides wasExpand
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Biosuppression of Helicoverpa armigera (Hubn.) on tomato using two egg parasitiods, Trichogramma brasiliensis (Ashm.) and T. pretiosum (Riley)
Biological control of Helicoverpa armigera (Rubn.), infesting tomato was attempted using two species of egg parasitoids, viz., Trichogramma brasiliensis (Ashm.) and T. pretiosum (Riley) underExpand
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Life Cycle, Host Stage Suitability and Pesticide Susceptibility of the Grape Mealybug Parasitoid, Allotropa japonica sp.n
Allotropa japonica sp. n. a Platygasterld parasitoid of Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) completed its life cycle in 25.5 days at 25.5°C. It oviposited on all three nymphal stages and on the adultExpand
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