Annual sampling suggests that the gall midge
remained active during the wet season.
The mango diseases are Alternaria leaf spot, black mildew hopper attack, gall midge
infestation, stem miner, mango malformation these diseases mostly affect the mango leaf.
The results of this study show that trees along the forest edges attract the gall midge
Previous researchers from India reported that Dasineura amaramanjarae Grover (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) was recorded as a significant gall midge
pest of mango which causes damage due to direct feeding of its larvae on flower buds.
Unlike galls, which are formed by gall midges
(Cecidomyiidae), petal damage is caused by a wide variety of insects.
eds, New approaches to gall midge
resistance in rice.
In North Africa, the genus Mayetiola includes two phytophagous species, namely the Hessian fly Mayetiola destructor (Say, 1817) and the barley stem gall midge
Mayetiola hordei (Kieffer, 1909) (Gagne et al.
The Asian rice gall midge
(Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) is a major pest of rice in several South and Southeast Asian countries (Ramasamy and Jatileksono, 1996) with severe losses due to this pest reported in regions of Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam (Reddy, 1967).
Other pests include gypsy moth caterpillars, gall midge
, and scale.
We use a system, the potato aphid Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Thomas) (Homoptera: Aphididae) and three aphidophagous predators (the lacewing Chrysoperla rufilabris Burmeister, the spotted lady beetle Coleomegilla maculata lengi Timberlake and the gall midge
Aphidoletes aphidimyza Rondani), which has several advantages to study IGP.
The simplest explanation for our result is that the expression of additive genetic variation for resistance in the upper mode of the distribution is a function of number of attacks by the gall midge
The 3 host plants of the gall midge
include sea oxeye daisy (Borrichia frutescens [L.
The current biocontrol agents for this weed--a gall midge
, a gall mite, and a rust fungus--were introduced in the 1970s and have become widely established, but they don't work on all biotypes of the species.
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The gall midge
was active from February to April with a population peak in March.