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Proceedings Papers
Published: 2022-11-30

Coordinated application of phytoseiids and other biological control agents on management of different pest insect species: a case of ecostacking

Yunnan Agricultural University, Kunming,Yunnan,650500, China
Key Laboratory of Entomology and Pest Control Engineering, College of Plant Protection, Southwest University, Chongqing 400700, China
Chuxiong Company of Yunnan Provincial Tobacco Corporation, Chuxiong Yunan 675000, China
Chuxiong Company of Yunnan Provincial Tobacco Corporation, Chuxiong Yunan 675000, China
Chuxiong Company of Yunnan Provincial Tobacco Corporation, Chuxiong Yunan 675000, China
Yunnan Agricultural University, Kunming,Yunnan,650500, China
Key Laboratory of Entomology and Pest Control Engineering, College of Plant Protection, Southwest University, Chongqing 400700, China
Key Laboratory of Entomology and Pest Control Engineering, College of Plant Protection, Southwest University, Chongqing 400700, China
Acari ecostacking Amblyseuis swirskii Eocanthecona furcellata Beauveria bassiana sustainable management strategy

Abstract

Ecostacking, maximising the benefts of ecosystem services, implies to combine in an additive or synergistic manner the beneficial services of functional biodiversity from all levels and types (Hokkanen and Menzler-Hokkanen, 2018). Historically, studies of biological control focused on interactions between different prey species and shared predators, or that among target prey and different predators (El-laithy et al., 2021; Hao et al., 2021). Amblyseuis swirskii was a predominant predator against small sap-sucking pests including whiteflies and thrips (Rahimi et al., 2022). In this study, we conducted a coordinated management strategies utilizing the phytoseiid mite A. swirskki, the predatory bug Eocanthecona furcellata and the entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana, to control the major pest insects of tobacco planting areas in Southwestern China, including Bemisia tabaci, Thrips tabaci, Spodoptera litura and Helicoverpa assulta.

 

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