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Record number 347632
Title Repellence and toxicity of plant essential oils to the potato aphid, Macrosiphum euphorbiae
Author(s) Munneke, M.E.; Bruin, A. de; Moskal, J.R.; Tol, R.W.H.M. van
Source In: Proceedings of the section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV). - Amsterdam : Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging (NEV) - ISBN 9071912256 - p. 81 - 85.
Event Amsterdam : Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging (NEV) - ISBN 9071912256 15th annual meeting of entomologists in The Netherlands, 2003-12-19
Department(s) Biointeracties and Plant Health
Publication type Contribution in proceedings
Publication year 2004
Keyword(s) plantenplagen - macrosiphum euphorbiae - insectenpathogenen - etherische oliën - insectenafweermiddelen - plant pests - entomopathogens - essential oils - insect repellents
Categories Biological Control of Pests / Epidemiology of Plant Pests and Diseases
Abstract Several plant essential oils were tested for their effect on behaviour and mortality of M. euphorbiae. Olfactory and contact experiments were performed to study these effects. We found that host plant and formulation of the different oils have a strong influence on repellence and mortality of the aphids. Three out of ten tested oils show potential for control of this aphid in greenhouses and field crops
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