Skip to main content

Table 4 Numbers of individuals of P. thysanopterus alive and killed by the predatory bug, M. moraguesi, (over 100 infested leaves) in the year 2017

From: Competition between two biocontrol agents attacking the thrips, Gynaikothips ficorum (Marchal) (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), infesting the Cuban laurel, Ficus nitida Thunb., in Egypt

Case Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Alive 350 250 260 280 360 450 500 2000 1000 1000 690 380
Preyed 510 500 620 600 580 1100 2100 4500 1950 1900 1450 780
Total 860 750 880 880 940 1550 2600 6500 2950 2900 2090 1160
Predation rate 59.3 66.6 70.4 68.1 61.7 70.9 80.7 69.2 66.1 65.5 69.3 67.2