Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanchard) is native to South America but has expanded its range and invaded many regions of the world, primarily on flowers and to a. Liriomyza huidobrensis is highly polyphagous and has been recorded from 15 plant families. Host preferences vary according to location, production practices, . There are indications that the entity known as Liriomyza huidobrensis is made up of two sibling species, one from North America, the other from.

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Plant-related intraspecific size variation in parasitoids Hymenoptera: Biocontrol News Information In potato, feeding punctures can often be seen all over the growing plant, giving the impression that a generalized outbreak of larval infestation is in process.

Seasonal incidence of Liriomyza huidobrensis Diptera: Plants that grow from low-quality seed e. The newest leafminer pest in Israel, Liriomyza huidobrensis. The potato agroecosystem shelters a diverse and abundant entomophagous liriomhza that can be augmented with adequate management strategies on the landscape level to increase agroecosystem resilience to potato pest outbreaks. Prevention and Control Top of page Biological Control Dacnusa sibirica is used as a biocontrol agent in glasshouses in Germany, but requires three to four releases per week Leuprecht, Most Liriomyza are not considered pests, but L.

Two nuclear genes confirm mitochondrial evidence of cryptic species within Liriomyza huidobrensis.


Agromyzidaein celery. Agromyzidae to some pesticides scheduled for their control in the UK.

vegetable leafminer – Liriomyza sativae Blanchard

Protection of field vegetables against insect attacks by covering the crop with polyethylene nets. Stegmaier a reported nearly 40 hosts from 10 plant families in Florida. The tabular data given here includes many records from Spencer who only listed generic hosts, but also records from other sources are included.

Milla and Reitz estimated that seasonal populations could establish in Florida and other parts of the USA as liriomtza result of introductions. Parasitoid populations vary in abundance and efficacy with altitude and host plant s.

Influencia de las malezas sobre los insectos controladores naturales de Liriomyza sp. Pupae may be found in crop debris or in the soil. Further studies are needed in this regard, in order to provide useful and timely information for the promotion of adequate management strategies for this leafminer pest.

Annales de la Societe Hiidobrensis de France, 28 3: In general, most countries observed that after the first outbreaks of L. Introduction Liriomyza huidobrensis Blanchard Diptera: Fortunately, all further outbreaks have been exterminated and the leafminer no longer currently does not occur in the UK McLean AsiaNorth America No.

The abundance of L. In some cases, many weeds or native plants provide alternative hosts hhidobrensis the parasitoids that attack L. Mou huidobrensix Liu examined 46 lettuce genotypes for resistance to L.

Host specialization in the world Agromyzidae Diptera. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.


The pea leafminer attacks ornamentals and vegetables in open fields, as well as under glass in tropical, subtropical and temperate countries. The farmers had limited success, and as a result, a research project was launched in the same year funded by the Potato Board to evaluate a broad range of insecticides against L. Polyphagousaffecting plants in over 20 families Morphology: The melon leafminer, Liriomyza pictella Thomson Diptera: Males are unable to puncture leaves, but have been observed feeding at punctures produced by females.

The newest leafminer pest in Israel, Liriomyza huidobrensis. Agromyzidae during first ten years after discovery of the pest in Hokkaido. FloraHolland flower auction in The Netherlands is the largest flower distribution market in the world.

Liriomyza huidobrensis

Impact Top of page L. Host-feeding strategies in hymenopteran parasitoids. For the current climate the pest phenology model estimated 9—12 generations per year for lowland conditions of the Peruvian coast and 6—9 generations for the Andean highlands, which estimations are consistent with reported field data. Molecular evidence of cryptic species within the Liriomyza huidobrensis Diptera: In fields where no insecticides were applied, a large number of parasitoids, primarily Diglyphus isaeawere caught throughout the day parasitoid:

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