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dc.contributor.authorde Sousai, Josilene M.-
dc.contributor.authorGondim, Manoel G. C.-
dc.contributor.authorLofego, Antonio C.-
dc.identifier.citationNeotropical Entomology. Londrina,: Entomological Soc Brasil, v. 39, n. 3, p. 319-323, 2010.-
dc.description.abstractThe mite Tetranychus mexicanus (McGregor) is considered a pest of a variety of plant species in the Americas. Although this mite apparently causes economic damage to Annonaceae, little is known about its biology Here we studied the biology of T. mexicanus on soursop (Annona muricata), sweetsop (Annona squamosa) and araticum (Annona coriaceae). The first two species are the most important economical Annonaceae species in northeast Brazil; araticum is commonly found in the region, but not commercially explored. The mites were collected in the field from leaves of A. muricata and maintained in the laboratory for six months on detached leaves of A. muricata, A.squamosa and A. coriaceae, respectively, before observations started. Tetranychus mexicanus developed more slowly on A. squamosa than on the two other hosts, but oviposition was considerably lower on A. coriaceae. As indicated by the calculated life table parameters, biotic potential was higher on A. muricata than on the other hosts. Despite the observed differences in the T. mexicanus biology on the different evaluated hosts, development and reproduction were satisfactory in all of the hosts used.en
dc.publisherEntomological Soc Brasil-
dc.sourceWeb of Science-
dc.subjectlife tableen
dc.titleBiologia de Tetranychus mexicanus (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae) em três espécies de Annonaceaept
dc.title.alternativeBiology of Tetranychus mexicanus (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae) on Three Species of Annonaceaeen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (UFRPE)-
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)-
dc.description.affiliationUniversidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (UFRPE), Area Fitossanidade, Dept Agron, BR-52171900 Recife, PE, Brazil-
dc.description.affiliationUniv Estadual Paulista, Depto Zool & Bot, BR-15054000 Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil-
dc.description.affiliationUnespUniv Estadual Paulista, Depto Zool & Bot, BR-15054000 Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil-
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dc.relation.ispartofNeotropical Entomology-
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