Invasive plant pests (Insecta and Acarina) of Turkey

Abstract :

Turkey with its geographical location and favorable climate has very rich fauna terms of biodiversity, and has been invaded by a number of harmful exotic plant pests. For the invasion of pest, four steps are required to complete; introduction, establishment, spread and naturalization. The invasive plant pests recorded by several works in Turkey are: 12 species from Lepidoptera; 12 species from Coleoptera; 23 species from Hemiptera; 10 species from Diptera; 17 species from Thysanoptera; 3 species from Hymenoptera; 1 species from Orthoptera; 15 species from Acarina. Their origine, introduction area, distribution in Turkey and worldwide were given in the study.

Keyword :

Invasive, plant pests, Turkey

Author(s) : Öztemiz, S., Doğanlar, M.
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Published Issue : 2015 Vol. 10 Number 1

2015 Vol. 10 Number 1