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Evaluating Pesticides for Controlling Apolygus spinolae and A. lucorum Mirid Bug Population Patterns in Jujube Orchards in Boeun, Chungbuk

충북 보은지역 대추나무의 장님노린재 발생 특성 및 활용 가능한 살충제 선발

  • Lee, Seongkyun (Chungbuk Agricultural Research and Extension Services) ;
  • Kang, Hyo-Jung (Chungbuk Agricultural Research and Extension Services) ;
  • Lee, Kyeong Hee (Chungbuk Agricultural Research and Extension Services) ;
  • Oh, Ha Kyung (Chungbuk Agricultural Research and Extension Services) ;
  • Park, Heesoon (Chungbuk Agricultural Research and Extension Services) ;
  • Shin, Hyunman (Chungbuk Agricultural Research and Extension Services)
  • Received : 2019.02.25
  • Accepted : 2019.08.19
  • Published : 2019.09.01

Abstract

Jujube tree farms need effective methods of pest control to reduce damage caused by mirid bugs. In this study, we measured the density of mirid bug populations in jujube trees and tested the efficacy of various insecticides. We observed seasonal density patterns, where nymphs were observed from early May to the middle of July; and adults were observed from the end of May to the middle or end of July. Furthermore, we measured the density of two types of mirid bug species, Apolygus spinolae and A. lucorum. Among 45 damaged jujube trees, the dominant species of mirid bugs was A. spinolae (89%). We tested 7 types of insecticides to control mirid bug populations, including pyrifluquinazon, deltamethrin, diazinon, dinotefuran, etofenprox, fenitrothion, and bifenthrin, showing over 80% efficacy. Thus, in this study, we showed that using insecticides was effective for controlling mirid bug populations on jujube trees.

Keywords

Jujube;Apolygus spinolae;A. lucorum;Seasonal occurrence;Chemical screening

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 농촌진흥청

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