• Ecobehavioural and biological studies on two species of seed infesting thrips (Thysanoptera: Insecta)

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      Seed-infesting thrips; Chirothrips mexicanus ; Chiridothrips indicus ; damage potential

    • Abstract


      Ecobehavioural and biological aspects of two species of seed infesting thrips, vizChirothrips mexicanus Crawford andChiridothrips indicus Ramk. and Marg. are discussed with particular reference to their reproductive biology, population dynamics on different host plants and their damage potential to seed production of their primary host plants.

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      A Balu1 A Mohan Daniel1

      1. Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Madras - 600 034, India
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