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Thrips: Pests of Concern to China and the United States
Thrips are among the most important agricultural pests globally because of the damage inflicted by their oviposition, feeding, and ability to transmit plant viruses. Because of their invasiveness, aExpand
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Compatibility of Beauveria bassiana with Neoseiulus barkeri for Control of Frankliniella occidentalis
The entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin and predatory mite Neoseiulus barkeri Hughes are effective biological control agents of Frankliniella occidentalis PergandeExpand
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Behavioral Responses of Western Flower Thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis) to Visual and Olfactory Cues at Short Distances
Western flower thrips (WFT), Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande), is a highly invasive pest, infesting many species of plants worldwide, but few studies have investigated the visual and olfactoryExpand
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Abamectin resistance in strains of vegetable leafminer, Liriomyza sativae (Diptera: Agromyzidae) is linked to elevated glutathione S‐transferase activity
Abamectin resistance was selected in the vegetable leafminer, Liriomyza sativae (Blanchard) (Diptera: Agromyzidae) under laboratory conditions, and cross‐resistance patterns and possible resistanceExpand
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Identification, Expression Profiling and Fluorescence-Based Binding Assays of a Chemosensory Protein Gene from the Western Flower Thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis
Using RT-PCR and RACE-PCR strategies, we cloned and identified a new chemosensory protein (FoccCSP) from the Western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, a species for which no chemosensoryExpand
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A global invasion by the thrip, Frankliniella occidentalis: Current virus vector status and its management
Western flower thrip, Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande), is among the most economically important agricultural pests globally, attacking a wide range of vegetable and horticultural crops. InExpand
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Competitive interaction between Frankliniella occidentalis and locally present thrips species: a global review
The most severe outcome of the widespread interspecific competition that occurs between invasive organisms and their local congeners is species displacement. The western flower thrips, FrankliniellaExpand
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Hymenopteran Parasitoids and Their Role in Biological Control of Vegetable Liriomyza Leafminers
Many Liriomyza leafminers are economically important pests of vegetables, ornamentals and field crops worldwide. At present, chemical insecticides are still the most common method for leafminerExpand
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An Antennae-Specific Odorant-Binding Protein Is Involved in Bactrocera dorsalis Olfaction
Insect antennae are important olfactory organs that house high concentrations of odorant-binding proteins (OBPs) in the sensillum lymph. Previous studies in other insects have shown that OBPs playExpand
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