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Biological Control of Insect Pests with Arthropod Natural Enemies on Greenhouse Sweet Pepper in Winter Cropping System

파프리카의 겨울작형 시설재배에서 천적을 이용한 해충 밀도억제 효과

  • Received : 2010.10.25
  • Accepted : 2010.11.25
  • Published : 2010.12.30

Abstract

This study reports the results of natural enemy application against four insect pests on greenhouse sweet pepper in winter cropping system. Orius laevigatus ($3.3/m^2$) was released at two different times (Nov. 2005 & Feb. 2006) to control Frankliniella occidentalis, western flower thrips (WFT). Throughout the cropping season, the lowest level recorded of WFT was less than 2.0 individuals per yellow sticky trap. Amblyseius swirskii ($232.3/m^2$) was released four times (Nov. 2007 ~ Aug. 2008) to control Bemisia tabaci, tobacco whitefly (TWF). Until July 2008, TWF population had been suppressed lower than 6.6/trap. Phytoseiulus persimilis ($44.5/m^2$) was released seven times (Apr. 2008 ~ Aug. 2008) to control Tetranychus kanzawai, tea red spider mite (TRSM). As a result, TRSM population was suppressed lower than 1.7/1eaf. To control aphids, Aphidius colemani ($9.5/m^2$) was released seven times (Oct. 2004 ~ Jan. 2005), with the transplantation of banker plants ($5.5pot/660m^2$). As a whole, aphid's population has been successfully reduced to less than 2.0/leaf.

Keywords

Sweet pepper;Natural enemies;Biological control;Orius laevigatus;Amblyseius swirskii;Phytoseiulus persimilis;Aphidius colemani

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Acknowledgement

Grant : 착색단고추에서 해충생물적 방제를 위한 천적류 적용기술 개발

Supported by : 농촌진흥청