, Volume 37, Issue 10, pp 1072–1072 | Cite as

A new host ofHemipteroseius indicus

  • K. P. Shahi
  • S. S. Krishna


The discovery of the predator mite,Hemipteroseius indicus capable of effectively reducing nymphal and adult populations of the phytophagous insect pest,Dysdercus koenigii infesting cotton has been reported for the first time.


Adult Population Insect Pest Phytophagous Insect Infest Cotton Phytophagous Insect Pest 


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    Identification of the species made possible through the courtesy of the staff of the Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. P. Shahi
    • 1
  • S. S. Krishna
    • 1
  1. 1.Entomology Laboratory, Department of ZoologyUniversity of GorakhpurGorakhpurIndia

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