publication . Article . 2018

Prey Preference of Predatory mite Amblyseius swirskii (Athias-Henriot) (Acari: Phytoseiidae) on untreated and Beauveria bassiana-treated of Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae

Marjan Seiedy; Mahdi Tork;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018 Journal: Majallah-i ḥifāẓat-i giyāhān (issn: 2008-4749, eissn: 2423-3994, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Introduction The predator Amblyseius swirskii and entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana are important biocontrol agents of Trialeurodes vaporariorum. Determination of the host preference of predators in the fields when receiving signals related to either untreated and Beauveria bassiana-treated pest is important. Materials and Methods In this research, the prey preference of adult female (2 days old) of A. swirskii was determined on untreated and Beauveria bassiana-treated of Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) in various treatments base on Manly Index. These different treatments consisted of two time intervals; 24 and 48 h post-inoculation o...
free text keywords: Amblyseius swirskii, Entomopathogen, greenhouse whitefly, prey preference., Agriculture (General), S1-972
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