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Tracking medfly predation by the wolf spider, Pardosa cribata Simon, in citrus orchards using PCR-based gut-content analysis.
- C. Monzó, B. Sabater-Muñoz, A. Urbaneja, P. Castañera
- Biology, Medicine
- Bulletin of entomological research
- 1 April 2010
The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), which is often controlled chemically, is a major citrus pest in Spain; however, alternative biological control strategies such as those… Expand
Insecticide sprays, natural enemy assemblages and predation on Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae).
The Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri Kuwayama is considered a key citrus pest due to its role as vector of 'huanglongbing' (HLB) or citrus greening, probably the most economically… Expand
Economic injury levels for Asian citrus psyllid control in process oranges from mature trees with high incidence of huanglongbing
The Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, is the key pest of citrus wherever it occurs due to its role as vector of huanglongbing (HLB) also known as citrus greening disease.… Expand
Assessment of the diversity and dynamics of Plum pox virus and aphid populations in transgenic European plums under Mediterranean conditions
The molecular variability of Plum pox virus (PPV) populations was compared in transgenic European plums (Prunus domestica L.) carrying the coat protein (CP) gene of PPV and non-transgenic plums in an… Expand
Costs and benefits of insecticide and foliar nutrient applications to huanglongbing-infected citrus trees.
- James A. Tansey, P. Vanaclocha, C. Monzó, M. Jones, P. Stansly
- Medicine, Biology
- Pest management science
- 1 May 2017
BACKGROUND The Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), vectors Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, which causes huanglongbing (HLB). In Florida, HLB incidence is… Expand
Sampling Methods for Detection and Monitoring of the Asian Citrus Psyllid (Hemiptera: Psyllidae)
ABSTRACT The Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri Kuwayama is a key pest of citrus due to its role as vector of citrus greening disease or “huanglongbing.” ACP monitoring is considered an… Expand
Activity-density of Pardosa cribata in Spanish citrus orchards and its predatory capacity on Ceratitis capitata and Myzus persicae
The wolf spider Pardosa cribata Simon is the most abundant ground-dwelling spider inhabiting citrus orchards in eastern Spain. However, little is known about its activity-density and its predatory… Expand
Citrus-orchard ground harbours a diverse, well-established and abundant ground-dwelling spider fauna
Ground-dwelling spider assemblages comprise one of the most representative predatory groups to be found in many crops. There is some evidence of the role that ground-dwelling spiders play in… Expand
Thresholds for Vector Control and Compatibility with Beneficial Fauna in Citrus with High Incidence of Huanglongbing
Huanglongbing (HLB) or citrus greening disease is vectored by the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri Kuwayama. Vector control is considered a basic component of HLB management even in a… Expand
Economic value of conservation biological control for management of the Asian citrus psyllid, vector of citrus Huanglongbing disease.
BACKGROUND Huanglongbing (HLB) is the most devastating disease associated with citrus, transmitted by its principal vector Diaphorina citri, the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP). At present, the only… Expand