Comparison of seven methods for rearing western flower thrips Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)

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Department of Plant Protection, College Of Agriculture, Shiraz University, Shiraz, I. R. Iran


ABSTRACT-The species Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande),western flower thrips, is a highly polyphagous pest and an important vector of tospoviruses on several crops and ornamental plants. Western flower thrips has been introduced throughout the world and has been subject to many biological studies including mass rearing. In this survey, seven common mass rearing methods of F. occidentalis were described in detail and compared with each other. As a result, using Persian cucumber in plastic boxes by producing 6.15±0.4122 generations was selected as the best method. This method enables rearing multiple thrips generations on Persian cucumbers by using minimal supplies.


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Article Title [Persian]

مقایسه هفت روش پرورش تریپس غربی گل (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Frankliniella occidentalis

Authors [Persian]

  • نسیمه مرتضوی
  • مریم آل عصفور
  • کامبیز مینایی
دانشگاه شیراز
Abstract [Persian]

چکیده- گونه­ی Frankliniella occidentalis یاتریپس غربی گل، یک آفت بسیار پلی فاژ و ناقل مهم توسپو ویروس ها به بسیاری از  محصولات زراعی و گیاعان زینتی می باشد. این تریپس انتشار جهانی داشته و به همین دلیل  موضوع بسیاری از مطالعات بیولوژیکی از جمله پرورش انبوه بوده است. در این مطالعه 7 روش رایج پرورش تریپس غربی گل، به تفصیل شرح داده و با یکدیگر مقایسه شده است. بر اساس نتایج به دست آمده، روش استفاده از خیار ایرانی در ظرفهای پلاستیکی با تولید  4122/0 ±15/6 نسل به عنوان بهترین روش انتخاب شد. این روش قادر به تولید نسل های زیاد تریپس بر روی خیار ایرانی با استفاده از کمترین لوازم است.

Keywords [Persian]

  • واژه های کلیدی:
  • Frankliniella occidentalis
  • توسپوویروس
  • پرورش انبوه
  • خیار ایرانی
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