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Establishment of Microtonus aethiopoides, a parasitoid of the sitona weevil in New Zealand.
Establishment and Phenology of the Parasitoid Microctonus hyperodae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in New Zealand
Environ Entomol. 27(6): 1386-1392 (1998) The South American weevil Listronotus bonariensis (Kuschel) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is one of New Zealand's worst pasture pests causing between NZ$78-251… Expand
Seasonal biology and ecology in New Zealand of Microctonus aethiopoides (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of Sitona spp. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), with special emphasis on atypical behaviour.
(1) Laboratory studies on Microctonus aethiopoides, a parasitoid of Sitona discoideus, established that the development temperature thresholds of its egg and larval stages combined and pupal stage… Expand
Importation and quarantine of Microctonus hyperodae, a South American parasitoid of Argentine stem weevil.
Host specificity testing and suitability of the parasitoidMicroctonus hyperodae (Hym.: Braconidae, Euphorinae) as a biological control agent ofListronotus bonariensis (Col.: Curculionidae) in New…
AbstractThe behaviour of the parasitoidMicroctonus hyperodae Loan was studied under quarantine conditions to determine its likely host range in New Zealand. The species was imported from South… Expand
Intensified agriculture favors evolved resistance to biological control
- F. Tomasetto, J. Tylianakis, M. Reale, S. Wratten, S. Goldson
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 13 March 2017
Significance The need for agricultural production to meet the food demands of a growing human population will require sustainable and acceptable pest management, such as biological control, across… Expand
Isolate-dependent impacts of fungal endophytes in a multitrophic interaction
Neotyphodium lolii, an endophytic fungus of perennial ryegrass, deters Argentine stem weevil, Listronotus bonariensis, an important insect pest of pastures in New Zealand. Deterrence is apparently… Expand
The seasonal biology of Sitona discoideus Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), an introduced pest of New Zealand lucerne.
The effect of Sitona discoideus Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on lucerne yields in New Zealand.
Geographical origin of an introduced insect pest, Listronotus bonariensis (Kuschel), determined by RAPD analysis
The Argentine stem weevil, Listronotus bonariensis (Kuschel) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is an important introduced pasture pest in New Zealand. In this study geographical populations of this… Expand