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Light terminal damage, simulating damage by thrips, mirids, or Helicoverpa, involved pinching out the terminal and the surrounding two unfurled leaf primordia with curved forceps.
Many heteropterists then joined in the next phase of the great mirid adventure, including Thomas Henry, Michael Schwartz, Christiane Weirauch, Michael Wall, Denise Wyniger, Nikolai Tatarnic, Katrina Menard, Dimitri Forero, Fedor Konstantinov, Dan Polhemus, Hannah Finlay, Anouk Mutatantri, Anna Namyatova and Tomohide 'Pseudoyeti' Yasunaga.
Although I was really excited about the opportunity (finally, mirids instead of beetles
Mirid nymph mortality was determined in each of the 6 treatments as the percentage of individuals that did not reach the adult stage.
His research especially has advanced our knowledge of mirid biogeography, classification, and systematics.
We are grateful to Aline Barcellos (Museu de Ciencias Naturais of the Fundacao Zoobotanica do Rio Grande do Sul) and Jocelia Grazia (Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul) for sending specimens for study and Leandra Pereira de Oliveira and Fabiano Gomes Ferreira (Museu Nacional of Rio de Janeiro) for providing important mirid bibliographic information.
Specifically, these biogeographic-based factors reduced plant species richness including the occurrence of Chenopodium album, a plant preferred by mirids (i.
She cites a 2002 Greenpeace-commissioned report on Bt cotton cropping in China, which found increasing problems with secondary pests, including sap-sucking mirids and jassids, a decline in natural predators and parasites including Heliothis armigera caterpillars, the principal pest of Asian cotton crops, as well as signs of emerging resistance to Bt toxin.
This is because secondary pests, such as leaf bugs called mirids, which are normally kept at bay by bollworm, become a serious threat to the cotton crop, pushing farmers to resort to pesticides.
2004; Costa 2005; Martins & Ventura 2007) and chrysomelids and mirids that may be associated with the PLYV disease (genus Sobemovirus) (Martins & Ventura 2007; Daltro et al.