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Biological parameters of onion thrips, Thrips tabaci Lindeman on onion cultivars
 
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Department of Plant Protection, Agriculture Research Station-Seiyun, Agricultural Research and Extension Authority, P.O. Box 9041, Seiyun, Hadramout, Yemen
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Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India
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Maher Ahmed Moraiet
Department of Plant Protection, Agriculture Research Station-Seiyun, Agricultural Research and Extension Authority, P.O. Box 9041, Seiyun, Hadramout, Yemen
Submission date: 2017-11-22
Acceptance date: 2017-05-10
 
Journal of Plant Protection Research 2017;57(2):120–128
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Biological parameters of the onion thrips, Thrips tabaci Lindeman were studied on the following onion (Allium cepa L.) cultivars: Nasik Red Plus N-53, Onion Dr-301 (Krishna), Onion White, and Nasik Red, at 25±1oC and 65±5% RH. Signifi cant (p < 0.05) differences were found in the life stages and fertility life tables on different cultivars except in the pupal stages. More information about the biological parameters of T. tabaci on onion cultivars can help in designing Integrated Pest Management programs for onion thrips.
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The authors have declared that no conflict of interests exist.
 
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