The effect of Chrysoperla carnea (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) and Adalia bipunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on the spread of cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) by Aphis gossypii (Hemiptera: Aphididae).

@article{Garzn2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of Chrysoperla carnea (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) and Adalia bipunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on the spread of cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) by Aphis gossypii (Hemiptera: Aphididae).},
  author={Agust{\'i}n Garz{\'o}n and Flor Budia and Pilar Medina and Ignacio Andr{\'e}s Morales and Alberto Fereres and Elisa Vi{\~n}uela},
  journal={Bulletin of entomological research},
  year={2015},
  volume={105 1},
  pages={13-22}
}
The effects of two aphidophagous predators, the larvae of Chrysoperla carnea and adults of Adalia bipunctata, on the spread of cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) transmitted in a non-persistent manner by the cotton aphid Aphis gossypii were studied under semi-field conditions. Natural enemies and aphids were released inside insect-proof cages (1 m × 1 m × 1 m… CONTINUE READING