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- Freire, Renata Angelica Prado, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Experimental & applied acarology 2007 v.42 no.2 pp. 87-93
- Agaricus subrufescens; Bradysia; Laelapidae; acarology; biological control; growers; larvae; mushroom compost; mushroom growing; mushrooms; pests; predatory mites; Brazil
- ... Larvae of Sciaridae flies (Diptera) cause considerable damage to the mushroom Agaricus blazei (Murrill) ss. Heinemann in Brazil. Brazilian growers have had considerable difficulties in controlling this pest. The objective of this work was to test the effect of the predatory Laelapidae mite Stratiolaelaps scimitus (Womersley) as a control agent of Bradysia matogrossensis (Lane) in cultures of A. bl ...