Marcus Alvarenga Soares

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Improving parasitoid mass rearing techniques is important to reduce costs of biological control programs and supply natural enemies at times of high demand. The objective of this study was to(More)
Vernonia condensata Baker, 1875 (Asteraceae) is a medicinal plant from Brazil considered as a host plant of leafhopper pests in agricultural crops. Aethalion reticulatum Linnaeus, 1767 (Hemiptera:(More)
Selective agrochemicals including herbicides that do not affect non-target organisms such as natural enemies are important in the integrated pest management (IPM) programs. The aim of this study was(More)
Heraclides anchisiades capys (Hübner, [1809]) (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) is an abundant insect pest on crops of Citrus spp. (Rutaceae) in Brazil and pupae of this defoliator could be used for the(More)
Adult parasitoids depend on sugar-rich foods such as nectar and honeydew to meet their energy requirements. The availability of nectar, honeydew or fruit sap affects the longevity, fecundity and(More)