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commercial propogation and biological studies of two parasites of the codling moth

Douglas Grayson Gillespie

commercial propogation and biological studies of two parasites of the codling moth

by Douglas Grayson Gillespie

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  • Codling moth -- Parasites.

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    Statementby Douglas G. Gillespie.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages108
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    Open LibraryOL14354445M

    – Pennsylvania Tree Fruit Production Guide Introduction The – edition of the Pennsylvania Tree Fruit Produc- tion Guide has been updated and revised to make it as accurate as possible for current recommendations and pesticide registra-tions. The chapters, or parts, are printed on the back cover with.   In contrast, the numerous field studies undertaken by the producers of biological pesticides have been oriented to commercial considerations. Scientists Per Damgaard and Jørgen Eilenberg at the Royal Agricultural University in Denmark, have also observed examples of spores germinating in living but weakened flies.

    Abstract. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN) of the genera Steinernema and Heterorhabditis are widely used in inundative biological pest control programmes. It has long been recognised that increased understanding of the ecology of EPN is important for better predictions of field performance and environmental risk (Ehlers & Hokkanen, ; Gaugler, Lewis, & Stuart, ).   Each parasite possesses two names i.e. a generic and a specific; The Introduction and Classification of Parasites along with the study of animal parasites infecting man and producing clinical manifestations should include: the parasites undergo a biological development for a certain period before becoming infective to man.

    So far, however, biological control agents have been most widely used against insect pests. In , Certis USA (Columbia, MD, USA), one of the world's largest biopesticide production and distribution firms, began trials of a biological insecticide called CYD–X for use against the codling moth (Cydia pomonella). The larvae of the moth are. References. SPECIAL NOTE: A new book, Insect Viruses and Pest Management, is due out March John Wiley & Sons, ISBN # Burges, H. D. [ed.] Microbial Control of Pests and Plant Diseases.


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Commercial propogation and biological studies of two parasites of the codling moth by Douglas Grayson Gillespie Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Commercial Propogation and Biological Studies of Two Parasites of the Codling Moth. Submitted to the OREGON STATE AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE by Douglas G. Gillespie. May 1, The commercial propogation and biological studies of two parasites of the codling moth Public DepositedAuthor: Douglas Grayson Gillespie.

The commercial propogation and biological studies of two parasites of the codling moth. Codling moth is a notorious fruit-boring pest that has been neglected as a target for biological control introductions. Nonetheless, it is a suitable target as it is an exotic species in the western U.S., on an exotic crop plant, in a relatively undisturbed environment, and has a lower level of abundance in its region of origin in Central by: This study aimed to evaluate the mortality rate of codling moth eggs, larvae and pupae in the field in commercial and neglected apple and walnut orchards over two years, and to investigate the.

1. Introduction. Codling moth (CM), Cydia pomonella (L.), is a global pest of apple, pear, and walnut (Barnes, ), and the principal pest of apple in the Pacific Northwest of the United States (Beers et al., ).In late spring, adults emerge and begin laying eggs when fruit is available. Neonate larvae enter the fruit and feed until full grown, then exit as fifth instars in search of.

Parasites (ectoparasites or endoparasites) are a major cause of diseases in man, his livestock and crops, leading to poor yield and great economic loss. To overcome some of the major limitations of chemical control methods such as rising resistance, environmental and health risks, and the adverse effect on non‐target organisms, biological control (biocontrol) is now at the forefront of.

PDF | Control of codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L), in conventional orchards has relied heavily on broad spectrum insecticides such as azinphos-methyl | Journal of Entomological Science | Find. The codling moth, Cydia pomonella L., is a serious insect pest in pome fruit production worldwide with a preference for apple.

The pest is known for having developed resistance to several chemical groups of insecticides, making its control difficult. The control and management of the codling moth is often hindered by a lack of understanding about its biology and ecology, including aspects of. To test the importance of the host genotype in maintaining virus genetic diversity, five experimental populations were constructed by mixing two Cydia pomonella granulovirus isolates, the Mexican isolate CpGV-M and the CpGV-R5, in ratios of 99% M + 1% R, 95% M + 5% R, 90% M + 10% R, 50% M + 50% R, and 10% M + 90% R.

CpGV-M and CpGV-R5 differ in their ability to replicate in codling moth. In trials with year-old apple trees of 2 varieties 1% Entobacterin-3 [a preparation of spores of Bacillus cereus var. galleriae] + % chlorofos [trichloron] applied on 20 June and 2 weeks later on the early variety and times on the late variety gave better control of codling moth [Cydia pomonella] caterpillars than 1% Boverin [Beauveria bassiana] or Trichogramma spp.

released 3. This 3-yr study examined the use of two different apple, Malus domestica Borkhausen, pest management programs based on horticultural mineral oil. Whereas oil provided some additional control of codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L.), when targeting eggs of both generations (Oil/Direct Pest program, typically six applications per season), the additional benefit was difficult to detect when.

Non-choice laboratory experiments were conducted to evaluate the influence of host acceptance, previous rearing host, host age and the contact time between parasitoids and host on the efficacy of Trichogramma cacoeciae Marchal and T.

principum Sug. et Sor. against the codling moth Cydia pomonella. The tendency of T. cacoeciae and T. principum females to attack the codling moth. beneficial arthropods []. Also, temperature-dependent differences in biological traits between two strains of T. cacoeciae [], the parasitization rate [] and field release as a part of biological control of codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Tortricidae, Lepidoptera) [] had been investigated.

This egg parasitoid has been used to control T. Biological control: a global perspective. Description This book contains 45 chapters divided into four sections, i.e. classical biocontrol programmes, inundative (or augmentative) biocontrol programmes (using nematodes, bacteria, fungi and viruses), conservation biocontrol programmes and.

The tiny parasitic wasp Encarsia formosa Gahan lays its eggs in immature T. vaporariorum; developing wasp larvae consume and kill their hosts before the whiteflies reach the adult stage.

After E. formosa was found parasitizing T. vaporariorum on tomatoes in England in the ’s, a commercial industry to supply the parasitoid to greenhouses. Two other species have shown to present a resistance to Bt-formulation applied in the field: Plutella xylostella (Tabashnik, ) and Trichoplusia ni (Janmaat and Myers, ).

Resistance of pests to other biocontrol agents has also been reported, one example is the codling moth. moth belonging to 5 and 2 Hymenoptera or Diptera families, respectively. Two parasitoids of the codling moth and fi ve para-sitoids of the plum fruit moth are new host records for Bulgarian fauna.

Levels of parasitism ranged from % to %, and 0 to % of diapausing codling moth. The following is based on the authors' summary of experiments in part of an orchard containing 70 acres of mature apple trees and situated in the section in Indiana where the codling moth [Cydia pomonella L.] has three generations a year and where a combined attack of late second-generation and third-generation larvae has proved very difficult to control between 10th August and harvest.

The codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), is a key pest of pome fruits in the Western Cape, South Africa. Up tothe industry recommendation for commencement of the codling moth spray programme was at 75 % petal fall in order to avoid the negative impact of organophosphate sprays on bees during bloom.

However, codling moth can. 4. Biological Control of Insect Pests of Apple and Pear Other Than Codling Moth. In addition to codling moth, a number of secondary insect pests inhabit apple and pear orchards in the western U.S.

and their levels of abundance may change as codling moth management moves away from the use of organophosphate cover sprays.The gypsy moth prefers oak, aspen, willow and birch trees, but it will also attack maple and beech. At some point they pupate and eventually hatch out into a moth.

The female is a whitish color and about 2 inches wide. The male is much smaller, a brown color and has large feather-like antennae which he .A study of Compsilura concinnata, an imported tachinid parasite of the gypsy moth and the brown-tail moth. U. S. Dept. Agr. Bull. 27 p. Cushman, R.

A. a. Biological notes on a few rare or little known parasitic Hymenoptera.