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Influence of species of host plants on the predation of thrips by Neoseiulus cucumeris, Iphiseius degenerans and Orius laevigatus


, : Influence of species of host plants on the predation of thrips by Neoseiulus cucumeris, Iphiseius degenerans and Orius laevigatus. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 92(3): 283-288

A leaf-disc bioassay was used to compare the predation levels of two species of predatory mites (Neoseiulus cucumeris (Oudemans) and Iphiseius degenerans (Berlese)) and a predatory bug (Orius laevigatus (Fieber)), on the thrips Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) and Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (Bouche), feeding on a range of susceptible plant species from twelve plant families. The predatory bug, O. laevigatus, reduced the number of thrips to a greater extent than the predatory mites and all three predators showed greater levels of predation on F. occidentalis than on H. haemorrhoidalis. The level of predation caused by each predator varied among the species of plants; the variation was greater on the plant hosts of H. haemorrhoidalis than of F. occidentalis.

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DOI: 10.1046/j.1570-7458.1999.00548.x


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