Monitoring of western flower thrips under supplemental lighting conditionsfor greenhouse mini cucumbers


Abstract: The natural infestation levels of Frankliniella occidentalis were monitored weeklyusing yellow sticky cards for greenhouse mini cucumbers grown under supplemental lightingusing high pressure sodium lights (HPS) and light emitting diodes (LED) lights. The presence ofLED lights alone increased the number of F. occidentalis collected. With respect to the LEDtreatments, blue was generally the most attractive.

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