Phytoseiidae predating thrips
The ability of Phytoseiidae to develop resistance to pesticides contributed to their continuing use in biological control and integrated pest management (IPM) projects.
Biology of Oligota oviformis Casey (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae).
The six-spotted thrips, Scolothrips sexmaculatus (Perg.).
van de Vrie was with the Institute for Phytopathological Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Part I is a review of the pertinent literature and a discussion of the biology and ecology of various spider mite enemies, their potential as biological control agents, and the effects of pesticides on their populations.
Mc Murtry was Associate Entomologist in the Experiment Station and Lecturer in Biological Control, Riverside; C. Huffaker was Professor of Entomology and Entomologist in the Experiment Station, Berkeley; M. PDF of full article, Cite this article The two papers presented here were prepared at the request of the Special Committee of the International Biological Program, as part of a broad program on the ecology and natural control of spider mites (Tetranychidae) on a worldwide basis.