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Leafminers in vegetables, ornamental plants and weeds in Indonesia: Surveys of host crops, species composition and parasitoids
An integrated pest management approach is suggested that emphasizes IPM training for vegetable farmers and includes reductionor elimination of broad spectrum chemicals that would adversely affect parasitoids that may already be present as well as those that may be introduced. Expand
First Report of the Papaya Mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), in Indonesia and India
Abstract The papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus Williams and Granara de Willink (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), is recorded from the Oriental Region for the first time, where it was found inExpand
Infection of Rice Brown Planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Homoptera: Delphacidae), by Field Application of Entomopathogenic Hyphomycetes (Deuteromycotina)
Five entomopathogenic Hyphomycetes were tested under field conditions for biological control of brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Stal), in rice and the mycelium preparation sporulated on the plant and was as effective as the conidia suspension in infecting brown planTHopper. Expand
Experimental Methods for Evaluating Arthropod Natural Enemies
Any IPM practitioner faced with pests such as the cottonycushion scale, Icerya purchasi, or citrus blackfly, Aleurocanthus woglumi, would be well advised to try importing one of the previously proven biological control agents against these pests. Expand
New Records of Invasive Insects (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha) in Southeast Asia and West Africa
New distribution records of introduced mealybugs and some other sap-sucking hemipteran insects (Coccidae and Diaspididae) in these regions are documents and progress in the biological control of some of these pests is discussed. Expand
Potential Sources of Resistance to Broad Mites (Polyphagotarsonemus latus) in Watermelon Germplasm
Broad mites have not been reported on watermelons in the United States before; however, it can emerge as a serious pest and serve as potential sources of broad mite resistance for use in breeding programs aimed at enhancing pest resistance in watermelon. Expand
Seasonal incidence of Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae) and its parasitoids on vegetables in Indonesia
Abstract The leafminer Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae) was first reported in Java, Indonesia in 1994. Since then it has invaded the major vegetable-producing regions of Java andExpand