Laboratory evaluation native parasitoid WCSB Spain

Published: 10 June 2022| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/dywxhmmczc.1
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Laura Ponce Herrero

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Laboratory evaluation of the parasitoid Ooencyrtus obscurus (Mercet) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) on Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann (Hemiptera: Coreidae), commonly knowns as the western conifer seed bug (WCSB), at laboratory condictions. Three trials were conducted: (1) 1 male and 1 female were paired (n=40) and WCSB egg clusters were exposed to its parasitism until female expired. (2) WCSB egg clusters were exposed to 1 female (n=30) for several days. (3) WCSB egg clusters were exposed to 1 female and 1 male (n=60) for several days.

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Universidad de Valladolid

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Biological Control

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