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Abstract

Investigation on insect pests and their natural enemies of Evodia rutaecarpa in Guizhou.

Abstract

In order to provide a scientific basis for integrated pest control, insect pests and nature enemies on E. rutaecarpa in Guizhou were investigated by outdoor field investigation and indoor breeding from July 2010 to July 2011. The results showed that there were totally 37 species belonging to 6 orders, 25 families. Pseudaulacaspis pentagona and Toxoptera citricidus had the most serious damage to Evodia rutaecarpa among which 29 species were recorded of harming Evodia rutaecarpa for the first time. Moreover, natural enemies of pests on Evodia rutaecarpa, totally 12 species of 7 families in 6 orders were reported.