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An overview of investigations into the use of predatory mites to control the lucerne flea, Sminthurus viridis (L.) (Collembola: Sminthuridae) , in Tasmanian pastures

Ireson, J.E.; Holloway, R.J.; Chatterton, W.S.

Acarology Proceedings of the 10th International Congress: 444-452


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The lucerne flea, Sminthurus viridis, is a serious pest of clover in dairy pastures in northern Tasmania, Australia. Studies on an established complex of European predatory mites were carried out in the state between 1976-80. The most important of these predators were the bdellid, Bdellodes lapidaria, the parasitids, Pergamasus longicornis and P. quisquiliarum and the anystid, Anystis baccarum.

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