Morphogenetic traits of the egg parasitoid Trichogramma for controlling certain date palms lepidopteran insect pests in the New Valley Governorate

  title={Morphogenetic traits of the egg parasitoid Trichogramma for controlling certain date palms lepidopteran insect pests in the New Valley Governorate},
  author={F. Abdel-Galil and S. Mousa and M. Rizk and Gaber H. Abo El- Hagag and A. Hesham},
  journal={Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control},
Egg parasitoid Trichogramma strain (TNV) received from Kharga Oasis, New Valley Governorate, Egypt, is used in controlling certain date palm lepidopteran insect pests. The morphological features of adult wasps and genetically identification of the strain was carried out. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and light microscope were used for studying morphology of male and female adults and measurements. Data revealed that body length of male was shorter than female. However, adult parasitoid… Expand
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