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  • The functional response and preference of Macrolophus caliginosus (Heteroptera: Miridae) for two of its prey: Myzus persicae and Tetranychus urticae.

    Author(s) : Foglar, H.Malausa, J. C.Wajnberg, E.

    Author Affiliation : Laboratoire E. Biliotti, Rte de Biot, 06560 Valbonne, France.

    Journal article : Entomophaga 1990 Vol.35 No.3 pp.465-474 ref.19

    Abstract : Laboratory studies conducted at 22°C, 80% RH and LD 16:8 showed that the functional response of females of Macrolophus caliginosusmacrolophus caliginosusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    for 2 preypreySubject Category: Organism Groups
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    species, Myzus persicaemyzus persicaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    and Tetranychus urticaetetranychus urticaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    followed C.S. Holling's type II response. Estimations of handling time (Th) and attack rate (a) obtained for the aphid (Th = 0.055 day; a = 1.035) and for the mite (Th = 0.025 day; a = 0.947) enabled the development of a mathematical model which described the predationpredationSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    rate of the 2 prey simultaneously. The mirid showed a sharp preference for aphids over mitesmitesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    ISSN : 0013-8959

    DOI : 10.1007/BF02375272

    Record Number : 19911151890

    Language of text : English

    Language of summary : French

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : AcariacariSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , AphididaeaphididaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , arthropodsarthropodsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HemipterahemipteraSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , InsectsinsectsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Macrolophus caliginosusmacrolophus caliginosusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , MitesmitesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Myzus persicaemyzus persicaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , TetranychidaetetranychidaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Tetranychus urticaetetranychus urticaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : agricultural entomologyagricultural entomologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    , Arthropod pestsarthropod pestsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , behaviourbehaviourSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , beneficial arthropodsbeneficial arthropodsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , Beneficial insectsbeneficial insectsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , beneficial organismsbeneficial organismsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , biologybiologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    , Insect pestsinsect pestsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , ModelsmodelsSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , Natural enemiesnatural enemiesSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , pestspestsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , predationpredationSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , predatorspredatorsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , Predatory insectspredatory insectsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , preypreySubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , techniquestechniquesSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    Identifier(s) : behaviorbehaviorSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , beneficial species, green peach aphid, peach-potato aphid, pest arthropods, pest insects, predaceous insects, predacious insects

    Broader term(s) : ArachnidaarachnidaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , arthropodsarthropodsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , invertebratesinvertebratesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , animalsanimalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , AphidoideaaphidoideaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SternorrhynchasternorrhynchaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HemipterahemipteraSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , insectsinsectsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HexapodahexapodaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , MacrolophusmacrolophusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , MiridaemiridaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HeteropteraheteropteraSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , AcariacariSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , MyzusmyzusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , AphididaeaphididaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ProstigmataprostigmataSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , mitesmitesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , TetranychustetranychusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , TetranychidaetetranychidaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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