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Conference Proceedings
UWI Author(s)
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Alam, M. M.; Mansingh, Ajai; Fielding, W.
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Life Sciences; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Paper/Section Title
Entomophagous spiders as agents for biological control of pests of cole crops in Jamaica
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Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the Caribbean Food Crop Society
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Date of Publication
1995
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Volume ID
20
Location in Work
247-265
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Abstract
Fifteen species of spiders were found feeding on cabbage pests Plutella xylostella L. and Trichoplusea in the crucifer growing areas of Jamaica. Under laboratory conditions, their potential for feeding on the pest larvae was determined. The spiders were absent from fields treated with insecticides. Strategies for using the spiders for biological control of the pest are discussed.....
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