Residual toxicity of insecticides used in Tunisian citrus orchards on the imported parasitoid Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae): Implications for IPM program of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae)

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Ahlem Harbi; Khaled Abbes; Beatriz Sabater-Muñoz; Francisco Beitia; Brahim Chermiti;
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA)
  • Journal: Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research (issn: 2171-9292, eissn: 2171-9292)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5424/sjar/2017153-10734
  • Subject: Agriculture | integrated pest management; natural enemy; pesticide persistence; IOBC | S | pesticide persistence | IOBC | agriculture; plant protection | integrated pest management | natural enemy

Citrus agro-industry is globally harshened mainly by Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), the most worldwide destructive tephritid fruit fly species. Citrus agro-industry is one of the pillars of Tunisia economy, and by hence, harshened by this species. Tunisia has establish... View more
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