Damage of Scolytus rugulosus (Müller, 1818) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) in the apricot fruits

Abstract : In this study was carried out to determine of pest of Scolytus rugulosus (Müller, 1818) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) in the two apricot orchards in Malatya (Darende) province of Turkey. In the study has been determined to fed to entering in hollow parts of connect to talk of fruit and by forming grooves on the tip about 2-3 cm in the ripening period of S. rugulosus. The species have been especially created to damage on Kaabaşı and Hacıhaliloglu varieties. In the analysis from damaged fruit samples have been determined to between % 13 to %16 in firstly and secondly orchards in 2009 year, between % 18 to % 20 in firstly and secondly orchards in 2010 years about of damaged fruit ratios. With this study was firstly determined to feeding on apricot fruits of S. rugulosus
Keyword : Scolytus rugulosus, Malatya, Apricot, Fruit, Damage
Author(s) : , İ. Özgen, O. Sarıkaya, H. Çiçek
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