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1. Report of parasitoid wasp, Encarsia perniciosi (Tower) (Hym.: Aphelinidae) from White peach scale, Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti) in Iran.

The White peach scale (WPS), Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) is a polyphagous pest that feeds on many plants from 120 genera in 55 families. This survey was carried out in order to identify parasitoids of the WPS, in Mazandaran province. Infested branches of...

Author(s) : Toorani, A.; Abbasipour, H.; Lotfalizadeh, H.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2017 Vol.7 No.1 pp.Pe87-Pe90 ref.3

2. Field biology of the cotton mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis (Hem.: Pseudococcidae) on Chinese hibiscus shrubs in Ahvaz, Iran.

The cotton mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley is an invasive pest species in tropical and subtropical regions and recently has caused severe infestations on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. in southern Iran. In the present study, field biology of this pest was investigated on Chinese hibiscus shrubs ...

Author(s) : Seyfollahi, F.; Esfandiari, M.; Mossadegh, M. S.; Rasekh, A.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2017 Vol.7 No.1 pp.Pe1-Pe12 ref.31

3. Evaluation of a modified QuEChERS method for extraction of diazinon and edifenphos from two paddy soils using HPLC-UV.

In this research, the efficiency of diazinon and edifenphos extraction from two paddy soils with different organic contents was investigated using a modified QuEChERS extraction method. The methods included extraction of 10 g soil using acetonitrile with or without the addition of water to the...

Author(s) : Torabi, E.; Jahromi, Kh. T.; Pourbabaee, A.; Ahmadzadeh, M.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2017 Vol.7 No.1 pp.Pe13-Pe28 ref.42

4. Biology and food spectrum of seven-spotted ladybird, Coccinella septempunctata L. (Col.: Coccinellidae), in alfalfa fields of Badjgah area (Shiraz).

Seven-spotted ladybird (Coccinella septempunctata L.) is a common and widespread natural enemy in the agroecosystems that serves as an important biocontrol agent against harmful aphids on various crops. This research was conducted to study the biology and feeding diversity of C. septempunctata in...

Author(s) : Alichi, M.; Mohammadi, R.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2017 Vol.7 No.1 pp.Pe43-Pe53 ref.23

5. First report of parasitic wasp, Aphytis chrysomphali (Mercet, 1912) (Hym.: Aphelinidae) on Kiwi White Scale, Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti) from Iran.

In order to identify parasitoids of White peach scale, Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti) in Mazandaran province, sampling was carried out from kiwi orchards of Qaemshahr region during 2014-2016. Among the collected specimens, a parasitic species was identified as Aphytis chrysomphali...

Author(s) : Toorani, A.; Abbasipour, H.; Lotfalizadeh, H.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.4 pp.Pe103-Pe107 ref.12

6. First report of a leaf minor beetle, Rhoptrispa dilaticornis (Duvivier) (Col.: Chrysomelidae) on sugarcane in Iran.

Sugarcane is one of the strategic agricultural products of Khuzestan province, Iran. Regarding to large-scale monoculture of sugarcane in this region, there are always concerns on secondary pest outbreaks or emergence of new pests. Therefore, monitoring of insect fauna in sugarcane fields is...

Author(s) : Cheraghi, A.; Esfandiari, M.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.4 pp.Pe97-Pe101 ref.5

7. Two-sex life table of Nysius cymoides (Spinola) (Hem.: Lygaeidae) at different photoperiods under laboratory conditions.

The life table parameters are the most appropriate index for comparing the fitness of a population to diverse climatic and food-related conditions. In this study, the effect of three photoperiods of 8:16, 12:12 and 16:8 h (L:D) on the life table parameters of Nysius cymoides was studied under...

Author(s) : Mollashahi, M.; Sahragard, A.; Mohaghegh, J.; Hosseini, R.; Sabouri, H.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.4 pp.Pe73-Pe87 ref.many

8. Susceptibility of pupal and adult stages of the parasitoid Lysiphlebus fabarum Marshall (Hym.: Braconidae) to insecticides thiacloprid+deltamethrin, pirimicarb and pymetrozine.

Lysiphlebus fabarum Marshall, an endoparasitoid of the black bean aphid, Aphis fabae Scopoli is an important component of integrated pest management of this pest and it is necessary to study its interaction with insecticides used against this pest. In this study, the lethal effects of recommended...

Author(s) : Mardani, A.; Sabahi, Q.; Almasi, A.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.4 pp.Pe61-Pe71 ref.many

9. Spatial distribution and fixed precision sequential sampling plan of sunn pest (Eurygaster integriceps Put.) immature stages in rainfed wheat fields using 0.1 m2 quadrate size.

The sunn Pest, Eurygaster integriceps Put. (Heteroptera: Scutelleridae) is the most important harmful insect in Iran, that feed on the leaf, stem and seed of wheat and reduce the quantity and quality of the crop. The method of quadrat sampling is among the oldest techniques in ecology. During 2004...

Author(s) : Mohiseni, A.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.4 pp.Pe31-Pe48 ref.many

10. Effect of a lectin extracted from Polygonum persicaria L. on some compounds involved in intermediary metabolism of Pieris brassicae L. (Lep.: Pieridae) larvae.

Lectins are the proteins with the heterogenous structure that bind to mono- or oligosaccharides of cell surfaces leading to interference in cellular processes or even death. In the current study, effects of the different concentrations (0.5, 1 and 2 mg/ml) of Polygonum persicaria L. lectin were...

Author(s) : Zibaee, A.; Ramzi, S.; Karimi-Malati, A.; Rabaei, B.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.4 pp.Pe17-Pe29 ref.22

11. Fixed precision sequential sampling plans of two spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae) in Phaseolus vulgaris L. fields.

Two spotted spider mite, Tetranychas urticae Koch is one of the most important pests of common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris L. fields in most regions of Iran. To deploy the appropriate management of this pest, in common bean fields, we need to construct a sampling plan that allows estimate population...

Author(s) : Mohiseni, A.; Kushki, M. H.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.3 pp.Pe11-Pe23 ref.27

12. Resistance of ten red common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) genotypes to onion thrips (Thrips tabaci) under field conditions.

Onion thrips, Thrips tabaci Lindeman, is a serious pest of a wide range of economically important crops in many parts of the world. Common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris L. is one of the most important host plants of this pest in Lorestan province. This research was conducted to investigate the...

Author(s) : Roozbahani, M.; Shakarami, J.; Mohiseni, A.; Kushki, M. H.; Jafari, Sh.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.3 pp.Pe1-Pe10 ref.26

13. Biology and thermal requirements of the almond seed wasp, Eurytoma amygdali (Hym.: Eurytomidae) in Zarinshar, Isfahan.

The almond seed wasp, Eurytoma amygdali (Hym.: Eurytomidae) is a key pest of almond in Iran. The pest may destroy, in some cases, up to 90% of the almond seeds. Because of the pest importance and the lack of adequate information on its phenology in Isfahan, this study was carried out to investigate ...

Author(s) : Khanmohamadi, F.; Khajehali, J.; Izadi, H.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.3 pp.Pe39-Pe49 ref.16

14. Immune responses of Andrallus spinidens Fabricius (Hem.: Pentatomidae) to the entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana Boisdual.

In this study, the effects of two isolates from the entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana Boisduval were determined in immune system of the predatory hemipteran, Andrallus spinidens Fabricius (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Four types of hemocytes were identified in the hemolymph of the adult bug...

Author(s) : Firouzbakht, H.; Zibaee, A.; Sohani, M. M.; Hoda, H.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.3 pp.Pe25-Pe38 ref.22

15. First report of damage by two plant bugs (Hem.:Miridae) from wheat fields of Galikesh, Golestan province, Iran.

The damage of two bugs was observed in wheat fields of Galikesh in May, 2015. Both species belong to Miridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). One of the collected bugs was wingless and it is similar to ants. This species was identified as Myrmecophyes (Myrmecophyes) alacer Horváth. This insect was...

Author(s) : Khormali, S.; Hosseini, R.; Hyvehchi, A.; Zeighami, M.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.3 pp.Pe79-Pe82 ref.7

16. Lethal effect of three synthetic insecticides and two commercial botanical extracts on the Sunn pest, Eurygaster integriceps Puton under the field and laboratory conditions.

The Sunn pest, Eurygaster integriceps Puton, is the most important pests of wheat and barley fields in Iran. Currently chemical control is the most common control measure of this pest. In this study, the lethal effects of three synthetic compounds, deltamethrin+thiacloprid (1000 ml/ha),...

Author(s) : Honarmand, P.; Nouri, G.; -Dastjerdi, H. R.; Hassanpour, M.; Fathi, S. A. A.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.3 pp.Pe65-Pe77 ref.37

17. Comparison of various protein hydrolesates for mass trapping of Ceratitis capitata (Weidmen) (Dip.: Tephritidae) in a pomegranate orchard in Shiraz region.

This research was carried out during 2011 and 2012 in a randomized complete block design (RCBD) with 4 trade formulations of protein hydrolyzates (1-Agriscence, 2- Bio-Cebo, 3- Cera-Trap liquid, 4- Esmelfol) in 3 replicates in a pomegranate orchard in Shiraz city. Traps were checked weekly and the...

Author(s) : Pezhman, H.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.1 pp.Pe61-Pe70 ref.30

18. Evaluation "Lure and Kill" technique with attractant traps for olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae Rossi (Dip.: Tephritidae) control.

Olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae Rossi (Dip.: Tephritidae) is the most important pest of olive orchards in IRAN. There are different methods to control the pest such as using different types of traps by attractive compounds or sexual pheromones, Bait spray on canopy, trunk or spray on some rows of ...

Author(s) : Mojdehi, M. R. A.; Amooz, S. G.; Haghghadam, Z. M.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.4 pp.Pe49-Pe59 ref.19

19. Effect of insecticidal soap, Palizin on the crapemyrtle aphid, Tinocallis kahawaluokalani and its coccinellid predator, Harmonia axyridis under laboratory conditions.

The crapemyrtle aphid, Tinocallis kahawaluokalani Kirkaldy, is an important pest of ornamental woody plant, Lagerstroemia spp. causes premature drop of leaves and decline of summer flowering and reduces the commercial market. Effect of botanical insecticide, Palizin at the recommended...

Author(s) : Gholamzadeh-Chitgar, M.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.4 pp.Pe89-Pe95 ref.15

20. The effect of temperature on the functional response and prey consumption of Phytoseius plumifer (Phytoseiidae) fed on Rhyncaphytoptus ficifoliae (diptilomiopidae).

In this study the effect of different temperatures on functional response and prey consumption of predatory mite, Phytoseius plumifer fed on adult stages of Rhyncaphytoptus ficifoliae was determined. Four constant temperatures (15, 20, 25 and 30±1°C) and six prey densities (2, 4, 8, 16, 32 and 64...

Author(s) : Louni, M.; Jafari, Sh.; Shakarami, J.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.1 pp.Pe71-Pe83 ref.36

21. Study of greenbug Schizaphis graminum Rondani life table parameters on Roshan cultivar and R1-3, R2-23 lines of wheat under laboratory conditions.

Greenbug Schizaphis graminum Rondani is one of the most important pests of grain, especially wheat, which plays an important role to transfer some of plant pathogenic viruses. In this research, the biological parameters of S. graminum on wheat cultivar (Roshan) and Lines (R1-3 and R2-23) were...

Author(s) : Yali, M. P.; Anaii, M. M.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.1 pp.Pe49-Pe60 ref.32

22. The impact of temperature and pomegranate cultivars on biological characters of pomegranate aphid, Aphis punicae (Hem.: Aphididae).

One of the most important aphids on pomegranate trees is pomegranate aphid, Aphis punicae (Hem.: Aphididae). To determine the effect of temperature on biological characters of A. punicae, its fertility life table was studied by leaf cages on pomegranate leaves in four temperatures (19, 22, 25 and...

Author(s) : Ahmadi, M.; Poorjavad, N.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.1 pp.Pe37-Pe47 ref.26

23. Effect of different diets on development and reproduction of Mediterranean flour moth, Ephestia kuehniella Zeller (Lep.: Pyralidae).

Mediterranean flour moth (MFM), Ephestia kuehniella Zeller, is considered as one of the most commonly used host for parasitoids mass rearing including Habrobracon hebetor (Say) (Hym.: Braconidae) and Trichogramma brassicae Bezdenko (Hym.: Trichogrammatidae). In this research, eight different diets...

Author(s) : Nezhad, P. S.; Shirvani, A.; Rashki, M.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.1 pp.Pe13-Pe22 ref.37

24. The effect of proteinaceous extract of triticale on α-amylase activity of tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta Meyrick (Lep.: Gelechiidae).

The Tomato leaf miner is a polyvoltine pest native to South America and is a universal threat to tomato. This pest was first reported from Orumieh but nowadays it has been reported from all tomato fields of Iran. In order to control this pest, various pesticides including organophosphorous and...

Author(s) : Esmaeily, M.; Bandani, A. R.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.1 pp.Pe1-Pe12 ref.36

25. A two-year life table study of Glyphodes pyloalis Walker (Lep.: Pyralidae) under field conditions.

Lesser mulberry pyralid, Glyphodes pyloalis Walker is a serious monophagous pest of mulberry in northern Iran. In this study, life table parameters of G. pyloalis were determined during 2014 and 2015 under field conditions in Rasht, Guilan, Iran. Data were analyzed based on an age-stage, two-sex...

Author(s) : Shabani, M.; Karimi-Malati, A.; Ghadamyari, M.; Hajizadeh, J.

Publisher : University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Plant Pest Research 2016 Vol.6 No.2 pp.Pe15-Pe28 ref.30