Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Adonia variegata (Goeze) (Coccinellidae: Coleoptera), an important predator of the Indian grain aphid, Macrosiphum (Sitobion) miscanthi Tak. in Kulu Valley (Himachal Pradesh).

Abstract

Field observations and laboratory tests in 1971 showed that the coccinellid Hippodamia variegata (Goeze) (Adonia variegata) is an important predator of the aphid Sitobion miscanthi (Tak.) (Macrosiphum miscanthi) on barley in the Kulu Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India.