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- Anderson, Jaden, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Biocontrol science and technology 2016 v.26 no.4 pp. 548-561
- Araneae; Phytoseiulus persimilis; Tetranychus urticae; biological control; foraging; greenhouse experimentation; greenhouses; lima beans; plant damage; predatory mites
- ... A greenhouse experiment was conducted to determine the effect of plant spacing and predator–prey ratio on dispersal and foraging efficiency of the predatory mite, Phytoseiulus persimilis , on the twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae . When predators were released at the end of spider mite-infested arrays of lima bean plants that had either no spacing or two different patterns of spacing amo ...