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- Cure, J.R.; Cantor, F.
- Neotropical entomology 2003 v.32 no.1 pp. 85-89
- Diglyphus begini, etc ; parasitoids; animal parasites and pests; predatory insects; Vespidae; host plants; developmental stages; biological control agents; Gypsophila paniculata; feeding behavior; predation; Liriomyza huidobrensis; insect control; leafminers; biological control; Brazil; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Diglyphus begini (Ashm.), a biological control agent of the leaf miner Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanch.), has a two-fold effect on pest control: host-feeding and parasitism. The proportional effect of the two actions was studied in a commercial greenhouse facility with Gypsophila paniculata L. plants, export quality. Effects of host feeding were observed before the parasitism effects. By the end of ...