Lifecycle, biology, and descriptions of greenhouse biological control agent, Nesidiocoris tenuis (Reuter, 1895) (Hemiptera: Miridae)

Jung Gon Kim, Wang Hee Lee, Yong Man Yu, Chisa Yasunaga-Aoki, Sung Hoon Jung

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Abstract

The plant bug Nesidiocoris tenuis (Reuter, 1895) is used as a biological control agent for various crops such as tomato and paprika under greenhouse conditions. In this study, all nymphal stages and male and female genitalia of AT. tenuis are described and illustrated. Additionally, brief biological information through rearing, including life cycle and feeding habits, is also provided along with photographs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)313-318
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University
Volume61
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Agronomy and Crop Science

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