Toxicity of Pesticides to Minute Pirate Bug, Orius strigicollis Poppius (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae), a Predator of Thrips

총채벌레의 천적인 으뜸애꽃노린재에 대한 농약 독성

  • Ahn Ki-Su (Chungbuk Agricultural Research and Extension Service) ;
  • Lee Ki-Yeol (Chungbuk Agricultural Research and Extension Service) ;
  • Kang Hyu-Jung (Chungbuk Agricultural Research and Extension Service) ;
  • Park Sung-Kyu (Chungbuk Agricultural Research and Extension Service) ;
  • Kim Gil-Hah (Dept. of Plant Medicine. Chungbuk National University)
  • 안기수 (충북농업기술원 농업환경과) ;
  • 이기열 (충북농업기술원 농업환경과) ;
  • 강효중 (충북농업기술원 농업환경과) ;
  • 박성규 (충북농업기술원 농업환경과) ;
  • 김길하 (충북대학교 농과대학 식물의학과)
  • Published : 2004.09.01


Toxicities of 51 pesticides (25 insecticides, 11, acaricides, 11 fungicides and 4 adjuvants) commonly used to control greenhouse insect, mite, and disease pests were evaluated to minute pirate bug, Orius strigicollis nymphs and adults at the recommended concentration. Among 25 insecticides tested, fipronil, lufenuron, acetamiprid+fipronil, $\alpha$-cypermethrin+flufenoxuron and buprofezin + amitraz showed low toxicity to O. strigicollis. Among acaricides, acequinocyl, bifenazate, chlorfenapyr, etoxazole, fenpyroximate, flufenoxuron, milbemectin, spirodiclofen and tebufenpyrad showed low toxicity to O. strigicollis. All fungicides and adjuvants tested were very low toxicity. It may be suggested from these results that five insecticides, nine acaricides, eleven fungicides and four adjuvants could be incorporated into the integrated thrips management system with O. strigicollis in greenhouses.


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