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Volume 8
Issue 4
Pobożniak M. 2005. THRIPS SPECIES ON WHITE CABBAGE, EJPAU 8(4), #60.
Available Online: http://www.ejpau.media.pl/volume8/issue4/abs-60.html


Maria Pobożniak
Department of Plant Protection, Agricultural Univwersity of Cracow, Poland



This work covers the three years of observations on the species composition of thrips on the white cabbage, the periods of occurrence of the particulars species of thrips and their numerousness. Among the found species, the most numerous over all years of observations was Thrips tabaci Lindeman. Its percentage participation in the collected material was from 76.4% in 2003 to 95.9% in 2001 and because of this, it can be qualified to the group of eudominants. In 2002-2003, very numerous Anaphothrips obscurus Müller and Frankliniella intonsa (Trybom) were found. These species constituted 6.9% of collected thrips in 2002 and 16.5% in 2003. Other species were rarely observed: Aeolothrips intermedius Bagnall, Frankliniella pallida (Uzel), Thrips major Uzel, Thrips atratus Haliday, Thrips fuscipennis Haliday, Limothrips denticornis Haliday and Chirothrips manicatus Haliday.

Key words: Thysanoptera, Thrips tabaci, Frankliniella intonsa, Anaphothrips obscurus, cabbage.

Maria Pobożniak
Department of Plant Protection,
Agricultural Univwersity of Cracow, Poland
29 Listopada 54, 31-425 Cracow, Poland
phone: (+48 12) 662 52 58
email: mpobozniak@ogr.ar.krakow.pl

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