sciarid


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Synonyms for sciarid

minute blackish gregarious flies destructive to mushrooms and seedlings

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Copulatory behavior and sex pheromones in sciarid fly, Lycoriella mali (Fitch) (Sciaridae: Diptera).
A new method for rearing the sciarid fly, Lycoriella ingenua (Diptera: Sciaridae), in the laboratory: possible implications for the study of fly-fungal interactions.
The effect of tibia morphology on vector competency of mushroom sciarid flies.
These flies are known as sciarid flies or fungus gnats.
Three taxa showed no treatment preferences in any location [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED]: ants (Formicidae), which visited umbels in all five study sites; sciarid flies, which were present in Iowa, Kentucky and New York; and calliphorids in Iowa, Kentucky and New York.
Exceptions that were identified using keys included the bibionid (Hardy 1981), the sciarid (Steffan 1981), and the mantid (Ortega and Marquez 1988).
The release of generalist feeders such as anthocorid predators has been used with some efficacy in the control of aphids, leafhoppers, psyllids, thrips, whiteflies, mealybugs, and sciarid flies in both field and green house crops (Stiling & Cornelissen 2005).
It is extremely unusual for the phorid to occur in Pennsylvania and its life cycle and biology is different from the sciarid.
They appear heftier than sciarid flies with very small antennae and little difference in the appearance between the males and females.
It protects against greenfly and other aphids, sciarid fly and vine weevil - which can devastate pot plants.
A The tiny black flies are Sciarid Flies and the grubs are their larvae.
VINE WEEVILS, LEATHERJACKETS, SCIARID FLY LARVAE, CODLING MOTHS and SLUGS all do great harm to a wide range of plants.
2 SCIARID FLY of fungus gnats attack seedlings or plants when compost is kept a little too moist.
RED SPIDER MITE; WHITEFLY; VINE WEEVIL; SLUG EATING SEEDS; SCALE INSECT; APHID; SCIARID FLY; MEALYBUG; THRIPS
The product is systemic and gives up to six months protection against the dreaded weevil as well as protecting against aphids, scale insect and sciarid fly - the tiny fungus gnats which are common on houseplants.