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Abstract

Pests and their natural enemies on greenhouse vegetables in Antalya.

Abstract

Pests and their natural enemies on greenhouse grown tomato, pepper, aubergine and cucumber at various locations of Antalya, Turkey, were investigated. Bemisia tabaci, Trialeurodes vaporariorum, Liriomyza huidobrensis, L. trifolii, Tetranychus cinnabarinus, Polyphagotarsonemus latus, Aphis gossypii, Myzus persicae, Frankliniella occidentalis and Thrips tabaci were found as pests. Neochrysocharis formosa, Diglyphus isaea, D. crassinervis, Hemiptarsenus varicornis and Chrysocharis gemma were found as parasitoids of leaf miners. Encarsia sp. and Eretmocerus sp. were found as parasitoids of whiteflies. Asaphes vulgaris, Aphelinus sp., Syrphophagus aphidivorus, Aphidoletes aphidimyza, and Chrysoperla carnea were found as natural enemies of aphids. Orius minutus, O. niger and Macrolophus caliginosus were found as predators of thrips. Feltiella acarisuga and C. carnea were found as predators of spider mite.