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Functional response of Chrysoperla carnea (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) to Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): Effect of prey and predator stages
Abstract  Understanding predator–prey interactions has a pivotal role in biological control programs. This study evaluated the functional response of three larval instars of the green lacewing,Expand
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Effects of drought stress condition on the yield and yield components of advanced wheat genotypes in Ardabil, Iran
In this research yield and yield components of 13 advanced winter and intermediate wheat genotypes obtained from the cold hardy wheat breeding stations of the country with two advanced genotypes asExpand
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Antifeedant Activity and Toxicity of Some Plant Essential Oils to Colorado Potato Beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Essential oils of Satureja khuzistanica Jamzad, Ocimum basilicum L., Myrtus communis L., Thymus daenensis Celak, Mentha spicata L., and Eugenia caryophyllus (Sprengel) were evaluated for nutritionalExpand
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Functional response of different larval instars of the green lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), to the two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae)
The green lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), is an important predator of soft-bodied pests such as spider mites throughout the world. The two-spotted spider mite,Expand
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Individual and Combined Effects of Bacillus Thuringiensis and Azadirachtin on Plodia Interpunctella Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)
The Indianmeal moth, Plodia interpunctella Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), is a major stored product pest that is found throughout the world. In this study, the effect of oral exposure to BacillusExpand
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Insecticidal Activity of Essential Oils of Five Aromatic Plants Against Callosobruchus maculatus F. (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) Under Laboratory Conditions
Abstract The essential oils, with known effects on insects, could be an alternative method to classical insecticides. In the present study, the essential oils of Agastache foeniculum (Pursh) Kuntze,Expand
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Economic injury level for Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say), on Agria' potatoes in Ardabil, Iran.
The Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say), which had been a quarantine pest to Iran until 1984, has become the most injurious pest of potatoes in Ardabil plain at northwest of theExpand
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The Effect of Maize Hybrid on Biology and Life Table Parameters of the Trogoderma granarium (Coleoptera: Dermestidae).
The khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), is a polyphagous pest that infests many stored grains and products. The effect of nine maize hybrids including 704, AR 89, ASExpand
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Demographic studies of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) on various barley cultivars
Abstract Rust-red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), is one of the serious insect pests of cereal grains and other stored products throughout the world. In thisExpand
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The effects of imidacloprid, indoxacarb and deltamethrin on some biological and demographic parameters of Habrobracon hebetor Say (Hymymenoptera: Braconidae) in adult stage treatment.
The effect of field recommended doses of imidacloprid, indoxacarb, and deltamethrin (290, 125, and 83 ppm based on active ingredient, respectively) were studied on some biological and demographicExpand
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