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Comparative life table analysis of Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae) on ten rose cultivars
Life history parameters of plant feeders are useful tools to evaluate resistance or susceptibility of host plants including different cultivars. This study compared population growth parameters ofExpand
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Effects of Chemical, Organic and Bio-Fertilizers on Some Secondary Metabolites in the Leaves of Bell Pepper (Capsicum annuum) and Their Impact on Life Table Parameters of Myzus persicae (Hemiptera:
The green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer), is a polyphagous and a holocyclic aphid that causes severe damage on hundreds of host plants in both fields and greenhouses. In this research, theExpand
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Predation activity of Chrysoperla carnea (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) upon Aphis fabae (Hemiptera: Aphididae): Effect of different hunger levels
Abstract This research investigated the effect of different hunger levels on the functional response of three larval instars of Chrysoperla carnea Stephens (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) to a mixture ofExpand
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Population Growth Parameters of Rose Aphid, Macrosiphum rosae (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on Different Rose Cultivars
The rose aphid, Macrosiphum rosae (L.), is one of the most important pests on rose plants (Rosa spp.) with a worldwide distribution. As resistance indices, the development, survivorship, andExpand
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Functional Response of Aphidoletes aphidimyza Rondani (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) to Aphis gossypii Glover (Hemiptera: Aphididae): Effects of Vermicompost and Host Plant Cultivar
Interactions between natural enemies and herbivores may be affected by application of fertilizers and different cultivars. We investigated the functional response of the predatory gall midge,Expand
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Host Plant–Herbivore–Predator Interactions in Chrysoperla carnea (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) and Myzus persicae (Homoptera: Aphididae) on Four Plant Species Under Laboratory Conditions
Abstract The common green lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), is a well-known biocontrol agent.The current study examined host plant–herbivore-predator interactionsExpand
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Demography of pistachio fruit hull borer moth, Arimania komaroffi (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) under different constant temperatures.
Abstract Recently, the pistachio fruit hull borer moth, Arimania komaroffi Ragonot (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) has been emerged as a major pest of pistachio in Iran. Temperature is the most effectiveExpand
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Humic Fertilizer and Vermicompost Applied to the Soil Can Positively Affect Population Growth Parameters of Trichogramma brassicae (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) on Eggs of Tuta absoluta
The tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick), is a devastating pest of tomato worldwide. One of the control measures of T. absoluta is the use of biological control agents, such as TrichogrammaExpand
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Functional response of Nesidiocoris tenuis (Hemiptera: Miridae) to Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae): effect of different host plants
ABSTRACT The influence of three host plants, namely cucumber, tomato and eggplant, on functional response of male, virgin and mated female predatory bug Nesidiocoris tenuis was investigated onExpand
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Comparative biology and life table of Habrobracon hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on Anagasta kuehniella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) at five constant temperatures
ABSTRACT Habrobracon hebetor Say is an ectoparasitoid that has been used as a control agent of various lepidopteran pests. Temperature-dependent life table and thermal characteristics of H. hebetorExpand
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