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A mass rearing method for Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot (Acarina; Phytoseiidae) . I. Leaf morphology and growth of soybean and kidney bean, development and oviposition of Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acarina; Tetranychidae) on the beans, and fecundity of P. persimilis on three Tetranychus species

Ashihara, W.; Inoue, K.; Osakabe, M.

Bulletin, Fruit Tree Research Station, Japan, E Akitsu 6: 91-102


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A series of studies are described which were conducted to develop an efficient mass-rearing technique for the predacious mite Phytoseiulus persimilis. Kidney beans grew faster and had a greater leaf area than soyabeans.

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