A new pest in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.): Contarinia medicaginis Kieffer

Abstract :

In September 2022, Contarinia medicaginis Kieffer, 1895 (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) larvae were detected, which caused typical damage to the flowers of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) in Iğdır province of Eastern Anatolia Region. This pest was recorded as a pest of the alfalfa plant for the first time in Türkiye and digital photos were taken.


Keyword :

Alfalfa, Contarinia medicaginis, pest first record, Türkiye


Author(s) : Gözüaçık, C., Doğan, D., Güven, M.
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Published Issue : 2023 Vol. 18 Number 1


2023 Vol. 18 Number 1