Feeding Potential of Ischiodon scutellaris (Fabricius) (Diptera: syrphidae) on Green Peach Aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Homoptera: Aphididae)


Abstract

Studies carried out on the feeding potential of Ischiodon scutellaris on green peach aphid, Myzus persicae, revealed that the third instar larvae consumed more aphids as compared to first and second instar. The total number of aphids consumed during November was 581 as compared to 497 aphids during January.

Keywords

Feeding potential, Ischiodon scutellaris, Myzus persicae

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