Acaricide effects of Phlomis pungens Willd. var. hirta extracts on two-spotted spider mite (Tssm - Tetranycus urticae Koch) (Arachnida: Tetranychidae)

Abstract : 

Plant extracts are used for biological control of several phytofags, especially of Tetranycus urticae (Koch) (Acarina; Tetranycidae)with serious economic damages on agricultural products. These pests create serious damages on vegetables, fruits and ornamental plants in Tokat provicne of Black Sea region. In present study, methanol extracts of Phlomis pungens Willd. var. Hirta of Lamiaceae family collected from natural flora of Artova district of Tokat province was used to control two-spotted spider mite (TSSM, T. urticae). Extracts doses of 2, 4, 8 and 12% were used in experiments. Mortality rates reached to 98% in 12% dose at the end of 144 hours


Keyword : 

Phlomis pungens, Tetranycus urticae, acaricidal effect


Author(s) : , A. Yesilayer
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