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Effect of Temperature on the Development of Orius albidipennis Reuter, a Predator of the African Legume Flower Thrips, Megalurothrips sjostedti Trybom
(Cambridge University Press, 2002-09)
The effects of temperature on the development of Orius albidipennis (Reuter) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae), reared on its prey, Megalurothrips sjostedti (Trybom) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), were studied in the laboratory. Nymphal ...
Dispersal of the exotic parasitoid Cotesia flavipes in a new ecosystem
A study on the dispersal of the exotic larval endoparasitoid, Cotesia flavipes Cameron (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), was conducted in a maize field in the northern Kilifi District in the coastal area of Kenya. Because C. ...
Colonisation of Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in stemborers in the semi-arid Eastern Province of Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 2001-12)
A study was conducted at Katumani, Kiboko and Ithookwe, in the semi-arid Eastern Province of Kenya for four seasons (short rains 1996-long rains 1998), to confirm the major stemborers of maize, and to introduce and monitor ...