A method for rearing the predaceous mite, <i>Phytoseilus persimilis</i> (Acarina: Phytoseiidae)
Keywords:<i>Phytoseilus persimilis</i>, Acarina, Phytoseiidae
AbstractThe predaceous mite, <i>Phytoseiulus persimilis</i> Athias-Henriot, was reared successfully in a darkened growth chamber on blotting paper on a freezer carton lid floated on water in a plastic saucer. Predators were fed with two-spotted spider mites collected from infested bean leaves with a mite brushing machine.
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