Comparing Aphidius colemani and Aphidius matricariae on Myzus persicaessp. nicotianae in sweet pepper


Abstract: The performance of the aphid parasitoids Aphidius colemani and Aphidius matricariaewas compared on Myzus persicae ssp. nicotianae. The number of mummies produced per femalewas significantly higher at 15°C for A. matricariae. At 20, 25 and 30°C no differences werefound. On sweet pepper plants, A. matricariae was significantly faster in controlling aphidscompared to A. colemani.

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