Phtophagous Insects Associated with Weeds in Southern Part of Korea

남부지방의 잡초천적곤충 조사

  • Choo, H. Y. ;
  • Woo, K. S. ;
  • Reed, David K. ;
  • Lee, Y. I. ;
  • Moon, S. H.
  • 추호렬 ;
  • 우건석 ;
  • ;
  • 이영인 ;
  • 문수호
  • Published : 1988.06.01

Abstract

Phytophagous insects were surveyed for biological control of weeds in the southern part of korea from April 20 to July 31, 1987. Phytophagous coleopteran insects representing 12 families, 52 genera and 61 species, hemipteran insects 7 families, 18 genera and 20 species, homopteran insects 4 families, 16 genera and 21 species, hymenopteran insects 2 families, 2 genera and 3 species, and orthopteran 2 familes, 6 genera and 6 species were recorded from 58 weeds. Some chrysomelids and orthopteran insects were potential agents for biological control of weeds.

Keywords

phytophagous insects;weeds;biological control