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Monitoring Pezothrips kellyanus on citrus in eastern Sicily

  title={Monitoring Pezothrips kellyanus on citrus in eastern Sicily},
  author={F. Conti and R. Tumminelli and C. Amico and R. Fisicaro and C. Frittitta and G. Perrotta and R. Marullo},
  • F. Conti, R. Tumminelli, +4 authors R. Marullo
  • Published 2003
  • Citrus thrips Pezothrips kellyanus was first recorded in Sicily in 1998. This species is considered a key pest in Sicilian citrus orchards. In a preliminary survey, P. kellyanus was the main thrips species in all samples, followed by Thrips flavus and Thrips tabaci, which are considered secondary pests; Lemon was the variety most commonly attacked, followed by orange. In a field trial, white sticky traps were the most attractive for adult thrips followed by blue traps, while yellow traps did… CONTINUE READING
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