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- Awudzi, G. K., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of applied entomology 2017 v.141 no.4 pp. 247-255
- Distantiella theobroma; Sahlbergella singularis; adults; crop production; decision support systems; farms; insect pests; labor; males; monitoring; nymphs; pheromone traps; population dynamics; temperature; trees; Ghana
- ... Mirids (Sahlbergella singularis and Distantiella theobroma) are the most important insect pests affecting cocoa production across West Africa. Understanding the population dynamics of mirids is key to their management; however, the current recommended hand‐height assessment method is labour intensive. The objective of the study was to compare recently developed mirid sex pheromone trapping and vis ...