Occurrence of Aphelinus asychis Walker (Aphelinidae, Hymenoptera) Parasitizing Myzus persicae (Sulzer) under Protected Cultivation


Affiliations

  • CSK HPKV, Department of Entomology, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, 176 062, India

Abstract

Aphelinus asychis Walker (Aphelinidae: Hymenoptera), a solitary endoparasitoid was recorded from Myzus persicae (Sulzer) infesting bell pepper Capsicum annuum L. under protected cultivation in India during December 2011. The per cent parasitisation ranged from 35 to 40% of population of M. persicae.

Keywords

Aphelinus asychis, Myzus persicae, Endoparasitoid, Protected Cultivation

Subject Discipline

Entomology

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