The effect of mulching on adult emergence of Kelly's citrus thrips ( Pezothrips kellyanus )

  title={The effect of mulching on adult emergence of Kelly's citrus thrips ( Pezothrips kellyanus )},
  author={L. Jamieson and P. Stevens},
  journal={New Zealand Plant Protection},
  • L. Jamieson, P. Stevens
  • Published 2006
  • Biology
  • New Zealand Plant Protection
  • Kelly’s citrus thrips (Pezothrips kellyanus) (KCT) is a key pest of citrus in New Zealand. Many insecticides used to control KCT cause outbreaks of secondary pests or market restrictions due to chemical residues. Effective control of KCT is likely to consist of integrating a variety of approaches. Increasing mortality of the soil-dwelling pupal stages by using organic mulches to increase the biological activity in the soil is one approach. A field trial compared compost/woody mulch under lemon… CONTINUE READING
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