Effect of temperature on life history of Aphidius colemani and Aphidius matricariae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), two parasitoids of Aphis gossypii and Myzus. Use in Biological Control. • Aphidius matricariae parasitizes about 40 aphid species, including green peach aphid and closely related species (for information on. Comparing Aphidius colemani and Aphidius matricariae on Myzus persicae ssp. nicotianae in sweet pepper. Article (PDF Available) · January with

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It can also be used in ornamental crops and herbs. You want to visit the website of Koppert USA, click here. Aphidius matricariae A braconid wasp that parasitizes aphid nymphs. The performance of two aphid zphidius, Aphidius colemani Viereck and Aphidius matricariae Halidayagainst Aphis gossypii Glover on greenhouse cucumber Cucumis sativus L. We’ll keep you updated. Jungle Talks is inviting talented managers in the international vegetable sector to sign up for a Pro Manager Master Course.

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Aphidius matricariae takes off – Koppert biological control natural pollination

Aphidius colemani on the other hand always showed an aphid peak in the first generation, before controlling the aphids in the mztricariae. The tobacco aphid Aphidiue nicotianae, a major problem in sweet peppers, is easily controlled. In a strictly controlled trial in a greenhouse the two wasp species were released separately in cages with aphid infested pepper plants. Yes, I want to receive personalized e-mails.


You’ll only have to do this once allowing cookies to remember your preferences. It is a good practice to examine infestations of aphids for mummies in their midst. Aphidius matricariae takes off. Several lab and cage experiments have shown that the aphid parasitoid Aphidius matricariae Aphipar-M performs better and faster as compared to Aphidius colemani on Myzus species.

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Biological parameters of both parasitoids matricqriae developmental time, pupal survivorship, percentage of parasitism, and sex ratio of the progeny were studied at 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 degrees C. One remarkable result was that Aphidius matricariae controlled the red Myzus consistently better than Aphidius colemani.

Relevant pests and matricarie. Every week 24 leaves per cage were examined, for a total of 4 weeks. Public green and gardens Palm tree. Let’s make things easier for you We can offer you more relevant advice, if you let us know where you are and what language you prefer. A female parasitoid lays about one hundred eggs and may attack up to three hundred aphids in the attempt and process of parasitism.

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Already a Biobest customer? It also has a contributing effect in disturbing the population of the foxglove aphid. Producer of sticky traps BKS A. Vegetables Tomato and Cherry tomato. Flying Doctors Multi Hive B. Biobest and Australian company Bugs for Bugs team up through equity deal. The aphidiux of female wasp: It is mainly an excellent parasitoid of the green peach aphid, the tobacco aphid and other closely related species.


The tobacco aphid Myzus nicotianae is an important pest in sweet pepper and many other vegetables and ornamentals. Aphids often let themselves fall down, and usually die on the ground. Following the success of a newly patented packaging concept by Koppert Biological Systems, Spical Ulti-Mite will soon be available in a high-tech foil Sweet pepper and Hot pepper.

Aphidius matricariae takes off

The empty aphid mummy remains attached to the plant, and the exit hole used by the wasp can easily be seen aphidkus magnification. Accept cookies Decline cookies. We do this to analyse the use of the website. Flying Doctors Matricsriae B. The tendency to cluster in the top of the plant makes biocontrol difficult and causes growth reduction.

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The wasp larvae feed on the aphid host’s tissues, eventually killing the host as they mature and, in the process, cementing the aphid carcass to the plant.