Cold Storage Effect on the Biological Characteristics of Orius laevigatus (Fieber) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) and Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot (Acari: Phytoseiidae)

저온저장이 미끌애꽃노린재(Orius laevigatus)로와 칠레이리응애(Phytoseiulus persimilis)의 생물학적 특성에 미치는 영향

  • Published : 2009.09.30


We have investigated some biological characteristics, such as survival rate and fecundity, of Orius laevigatus and Phytoseiulus persimilis, which have been stored at 6, 8, 10, $12{\pm}1^{\circ}C$, RH $70{\pm}10%$, in dark condition. Overall, an appropriate temperature for cold storage was $10^{\circ}C$ for O. laevigatus and $8^{\circ}C$ for P. persimilis. 70% of adult O. laevigatus could survive for 36 days at $10^{\circ}C$. The O. laevigatus stored at $10^{\circ}C$ for $10{\sim}50$ days laid $37.1{\sim}120.5$ eggs. Since fresh (no storage) O. laevigatus laid 224.5 eggs, comparative fecundity of stored adults was $16.5{\sim}53.7%$ of normal fecundity. P. persimilis stored at $8^{\circ}C$ for $7{\sim}2$ days with (food eggs of Tetranychus urticae) laid $11.9{\sim}18.9$ eggs. Since fresh P. persimilis laid 26.4 eggs, comparative fecundity of stored adults was $45.1{\sim}71.6%$ of normal fecundity.


Natural enemies;Orius laevigatus;Phytoseiulus persimilis;Cold storage


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