Potential long-term storage of the predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis

Abstract

Increasing the ability to store mass-reared natural enemies during periods or seasons of low demand is a critical need of the biocontrol industry. We tested the hypothesis that chemicals can enhance long-term cold storage of a predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot. The research objective was to determine the effect of cryoprotectant and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10526-010-9297-7

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