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New records of Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) predation by Brazilian Hemipteran predatory bugs
The tomato borer Tuta absoluta, native to western South America, is an extremely devastating pest in tomato crops in most of South America, Europe and Africa North of the Sahel, causes yield lossesExpand
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Aphid parasitoids (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Aphidiinae) and their associations related to biological control in Brazil
Aphid parasitoids (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Aphidiinae) and their associations related to biological control in Brazil. This study evaluated the parasitoid-aphid-plant associations in Brazil with theExpand
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Desenvolvimento e exigências térmicas de Orius insidiosus (Say) (Hemiptera, Anthocoridae)
The temperature strongly influences the development time of insects and the understanding of this aspect for natural enemies is essential for its use as biocontrol agents and for mass rearingExpand
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Response of the zoophytophagous predators Macrolophus pygmaeus and Nesidiocoris tenuis to volatiles of uninfested plants and to plants infested by prey or conspecifics
Knowledge about the orientation mechanisms used by two important predaceous mirids (Macrolophus pygmaeus Rambour and Nesidiocoris tenuis (Reuter)) in finding their prey (whitefly Bemisia tabaciExpand
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Plantas cultivadas e invasoras como habitat para predadores do gênero Orius(Wolff) (Heteroptera: anthocoridae)
The aim of this research was to record the Orius species present on some crops and weeds in areas located in the southeast region in Brazil, during 1999 and 2000. The insect collections were madeExpand
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Qualitative and Quantitative Differences in Herbivore-Induced Plant Volatile Blends from Tomato Plants Infested by Either Tuta absoluta or Bemisia tabaci
Plants release a variety of volatile organic compounds that play multiple roles in the interactions with other plants and animals. Natural enemies of plant-feeding insects use these volatiles as cuesExpand
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Influência da temperatura no desenvolvimento e parasitismo de Lysiphlebus testaceipes (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Aphidiinae) em Aphis gossypii Glover (Hemiptera: Aphididae)
A temperatura esta entre os fatores abioticos que influenciam o desenvolvimento e o comportamento dos insetos. A adaptabilidade as condicoes climaticas e um dos pontos chaves para o sucesso daExpand
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The effect of the quality and size of host aphid species on the biological characteristics of Aphidius colemani (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae)
A suitable host provides, at least, the minimum nutritional and physiological conditions for the development of the imma- ture stages of a parasitoid. Host quality may influence the developmentalExpand
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Population growth of three mirid predatory bugs feeding on eggs and larvae of Tuta absoluta on tomato
Tuta absoluta Meyrick quickly developed into a significant pest of tomatoes worldwide. While the mirid bugs Macrolophus basicornis (Stal), Engytatus varians (Distant) and Campyloneuropsis infumatusExpand
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Criação de Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Meneville (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) em ovos de Anagasta kuehniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)
The biology of Hippodamia convergens Guerin-Meneville was studied on three diets, at temperature 25 ± 1°C; 70 ± 10% RH and 12 hours photofase. Eggs of Anagasta kuehniella (Zeller) and two species ofExpand
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