Distinguishing Larval Instars of the Vegetable Leaf-Miner Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae)

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dc.contributor.author Kaushalya, R.W.G.R.
dc.contributor.author Chandrasena, G.
dc.contributor.author Nishantha, K.M.D.W.P.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-06-22T07:32:58Z
dc.date.available 2021-06-22T07:32:58Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.issn 22359877
dc.identifier.uri http://www.erepo.lib.uwu.ac.lk/bitstream/handle/123456789/6824/175-2011-Distinguishing%20Larval%20Instars%20of%20the%20Vegetable%20Leaf-Miner%20Liriomyza%20huidobrensis%20%28Diptera%20Agromyzidae%29.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
dc.description.abstract Note: See the PDF Version The vegetable leaf-miner, Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromizidae) is a highly polyphagous species known to attack ten different plant families including economic crops and ornamental plants (Wijesekara, 1997). Larval parasitoid, Diglyphus iseae, has been introduced and has recorded higher levels of parasitism of the vegetable leaf -miner (Nugaliyadde et al., 2000). Diglypus isaea females oviposit on larger hosts but reject or feed on smaller hosts (Parrella, at al., 2005). Therefore, a need has arisen to develop an easy method to determine the correct time duration of different larval instars during the life cycle of vegetable leaf-miner, withouthelp of sophisticated methods. The Major objective of this study, was to identify a simple and easy method to distinguish different larval instars of the Liriomyza huidobrensis under glass house conditions and specific objectives were, to identify the different larval instars of Lirioniyza huidobrensis and to study the relationship between larval development time (in days) and larval instars of Liriomyza huidobrensis. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Uva Wellassa University of Srilanka en_US
dc.subject Agriculture en_US
dc.subject Animal Science en_US
dc.subject Biology en_US
dc.subject A en_US
dc.title Distinguishing Larval Instars of the Vegetable Leaf-Miner Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae) en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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