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leaf miner

[′lēf ‚mīn·ər]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of the larvae of various insects which burrow into and eat the parenchyma of leaves.
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In Turkey, a number of indigenous natural enemies attack citrus leafminer, including the Eulophid parasitoids; Cirrospilus, Ratzeburgiola, Pnigalio, Chrysocharis, Neochrysocharis, Baryscapus, Diglyphus, Chrysonotomia, Sympiesis and Pteromalus genus (Baspinar et al.
The results are consistent with those of [1, 17, 18 and 10] which report that the leafminer is active in summer and autumn.
Guidelines for Testing Insecticides Against the Citrus Leafminer.
Liu used varying concentrations of oxygen at 41 degrees Fahrenheit and 50 degrees Fahrenheit and found that oxy-genated phosphine fumigation was also effective in controlling leafminer pupae,grape mealybug eggs, and Indianmeal moth eggs and pupae.
He also stressed the need to grant the farms the required licenses in order to distribute their products, and highlighted the ways to combat the leafminer pest through water, light and sticky traps.
Effect of insecticides on the serpentine leafminer, Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) (Diptera: Agromyzidae).
Always target flushes of new growth since that is where leafminer moths lay their eggs.
21-24, in: Proceedings: International Conference on Managing the citrus leafminer, Orlando, Florida (M.
The scale of these studies has varied: Brewer and Gaston (2003) quantified sources of mortality and other demographic parameters for one species of leafminer (Diptera: Agromyzidae) across its European range (thousands of kilometers), finding that bird predation was stronger in one part of the range, while parasitism was more important in another area.
Efficacy of Chinaberry tree (Meliaceae) aquous extracts nd certain insecticides against the pea leafminer (Dipetra: Agromyzidae).
Predation by hunting spiders on citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae).