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- Guedes, R. N. C.; Picanço, M. C.
- Bulletin OEPP 2012 v.42 no.2 pp. 211-216
- insect growth regulators, etc ; Tuta absoluta; abamectin; cultural control; genes; insecticide resistance; insecticides; natural enemies; organophosphorus compounds; pests; pyrethrins; sex pheromones; tomatoes; South America; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... The tomato borer Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) has been a recognized pest in South America since the 1960s, quickly spreading to the major tomato‐producing countries in the region. A series of studies regarding this pest's biology, ecology and management were conducted to contain tomato losses within acceptable levels. Although cultural control methods were attempted against T. absoluta ...