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Biology of Diaphorina citri (Hem., Psyllidae) on different hosts and at different temperatures
Abstract:  The objective of this work was to study the effect of different hosts and temperatures on Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hem., Psyllidae) biology. Citrus limonia (Rangpur lime), MurrayaExpand
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POPULATION DYNAMICS OF STENOMA CATENIFER (LEPIDOPTERA: ELACHISTIDAE) AND RELATED LARVAL PARASITOIDS IN MINAS GERAIS, BRAZIL
Abstract The avocado seed moth Stenoma catenifer Walsingham (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae) can cause total production losses and is considered a key pest of avocado in Brazil. This research aimed toExpand
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Oviposition Behavior of Stenoma catenifer (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae): Chemical and Physical Stimuli and Diel Pattern of Egg Laying
Abstract The influence of chemical and physical stimuli on the diel patterns of oviposition behavior of the borer Stenoma catenifer Walsingham (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae) were investigated. AllExpand
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BIOLOGY, THERMAL REQUIREMENTS, AND ESTIMATION OF THE NUMBER OF GENERATIONS OF ZAPRIONUS INDIANUS (DIPTERA: DROSOPHILIDAE) FOR THE MAIN FIG PRODUCING REGIONS OF BRAZIL
Abstract The African fig fly, Zaprionus indianus, was first recorded in fig orchards in Brazil in 1999, at the Valinhos region, in the State of São Paulo. In view of the scarcity of biological dataExpand
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Selectivity of pesticides used in peach orchards on the larval stage of the predator Chrysoperla externa (Hagen) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) Seletividade de agrotóxicos utilizados no pessegueiro sobre
The selectivity of sixteen pesticides used in peach orchards in Brazil was evaluated on larvae of Chrysoperla externa (Hagen) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) in laboratory (25±1oC, 70±10% RH and 14 hoursExpand
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Efficacy of indigenous entomopathogenic nematodes (Rhabditida: Heterorhabditidae, Steinernematidae), from Rio Grande do Sul Brazil, against Anastrephafraterculus (Wied.) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in
Laboratory, greenhouse, and field experiments were performed with the objective of selecting efficient indigenous strains of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) from Rio Grande do Sul (RS) state,Expand
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Suscetibilidade de bagas de genótipos de videira pela infestação por Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae)
The objective of this work was to evaluate the susceptibility of vine genotypes to the spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae), on uninjured grapes and on infested grapesExpand
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Platynota rostrana (Walker) (Tortricidae) AND Phidotricha erigens Raganot (Pyralidae): artificial diet effects on biological cycle.
The lepidopterans Platynota rostrana (Walker) (Tortricidae) and Phidotricha erigens Raganot (Pyralidae) have been found frequently in citrus groves in São Paulo State in recent years. Since inExpand
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The South American Fruit Fly: An Important Pest Insect With RNAi-Sensitive Larval Stages
RNA interference (RNAi) technology has been used in the development of approaches for pest control. The presence of some essential genes, the so-called “core genes,” in the RNAi machinery is crucialExpand
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Development of Anastrepha grandis (Diptera: Tephritidae) under constant temperatures and field validation of a laboratory model for temperature requirements
Abstract Anastrepha grandis (Macquart) is one of the main pests of cucurbits in the countries of Central and South America. Besides direct damage caused to fruits, A. grandis occurrence in producingExpand
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