Paper Information

Journal:   APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY AND PHYTOPATHOLOGY   September 2001 , Volume 69 , Number 1; Page(s) 109 To 118.
 
Paper: 

AN INVESTIGATION ON BIOECOLOGY OF PASALMOCHARIAS ALHAGEOS (KOL.) (HOM. CICADIDEA) IN LORESTAN PROVINCE OF IRAN

 
 
Author(s):  SHEKARIAN B., REZWANI A.
 
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Abstract: 

P. alhageos reported as a vine pest trom Iran since long time ago Nymphs damage the host plant by feeding on roots and adults by laying their eggs under the bark of the shoots and teeding on newly formed buds. This study showed that the cicada complete its lite cycle in four years via five nymphal instars, each female lay 600-900 eggs under the bark of young shoots in two rows. Thedurationof embryonicstage,1st, 2nd, 3rd,4th and 5th nymphal stages are 1, 4, 12, 12, 12 and 8 months respectivly.The longevity of the adults is almost 2 weeks. To investigate the insects biology it was reared in cages instuled in vine yards under nataral conditions. The studies showed that appropriate cultural practices considerably reduce the pests damage and with out further application chemical control.

 
Keyword(s): BIOECOLOGY, PASALMOCHARIAS ALHAGEOS, LOERESTAN
 
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