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IPM of Western Flower Thrips

  • Karen L. Robb
  • Michael P. Parrella
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 276)

Abstract

Several management strategies have been developed for control of WFT based on the biology and behavior of the pest. The following IPM strategies are described for control of WFT: physical exclusion and screening considerations; cultural controls such as weed control around greenhouses, avoidance of continuous cropping, and disposal of plant residues; monitoring; and chemical control.

Keywords

Plant Residue Insecticide Resistance Pesticide Application Tomato Spot Wilt Virus Western Flower Thrips 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karen L. Robb
    • 1
  • Michael P. Parrella
    • 2
  1. 1.University of California Cooperative ExtensionSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Department of EntomologyUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA

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