Pests and Natural Enemies Determined in Pomegranate Orchards in Turkey


Ozturk N., Ulusoy M. R.

1st International Symposium on Pomegranate and Minor Mediterranean Fruits, Adana, Türkiye, 20 Mart 2009, cilt.818, ss.277-284 identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 818
  • Doi Numarası: 10.17660/actahortic.2009.818.41
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Adana
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.277-284

Özet

This article consists of the results of the studies that were conducted, from the past until today, to determine the pests and natural enemies in pomegranate orchards of Turkey. So far, 100 pests belonging to 12 orders (Insecta=8, Gastropoda, Arachnida, Aves and Mammalia) and 38 families and 64 natural enemies belonging to 7 orders (Insecta=7) and 14 families were found in pomegranate orchards in Turkey. Depending on the regions, two pests, among them Ectomyelois ceratonia Zell. (Lep.: Pyralidae) and Ceratitis capitata Wied. (Dip.: Tephritidae), are found to be the main pests and Aphis punicae Passerini (Hom.: Aphididae), Siphoninus phillyreae (Haliday), Aleurothrixus floccosus Maskell (Hom.: Aleyrodidae), Planococcus citri (Risso) (Hom.: Pseudococcidae), Zeuzera pyrina (L.) (Lep.: Cossidae), Carpophilus bipustulatus Heer (Col.. Nitidulidae) and Schistocerus bimaculatus Ol. (Col.: Bostrychidae) are found to be other important pest problems.