Employment of the parasite Nothoserphus afissae (Watanabe) (Hymenoptera, Proctotrupidae) in biological control with Henosepilachna vigintioctomaculata Motschulsky (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae) in Primorskii Krai.(in russian)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2005
Authors:T. K. Kovalenko, Kuznetsov V. N.
Journal:A. I. Kurentsov’s Annual Memorial Meetings

The data on the biology of Nothoserphus afissae (Watanabe (Hymenoptera, Proctotrupidae), an effectiveness larvals parasite of one of the most dangerous pest of potato and other vegetable cultures in south part of the Russian Far East Henosepilachna vigintioctomaculata (Motsch.), are given. The methods of mass rearing and release (seasonal colonization) entomophagous N. afissae to biological control with serious potato pest H. vigintioctomaculata for territory Primorskii krai are proposed. Recommend employment of the parasite N. afissae in integrated pest control potato in the Russian Far East.

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