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Infestation of psilídeo in plants guava “Paluma”.

Author(s): Erbs Cintra de Souza Gomes | Janaina dos Reis Miranda | Kedma Maria Silva Pinto | Rodrigo Pereira Leite | Luciana Cordeiro do Nascimento

Journal: Engenharia Ambiental : Pesquisa e Tecnologia
ISSN 1678-2178

Volume: 6;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 751;
Date: 2009;
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Keywords: Psidium guajava | Triozoida sp. | Monitoring | Pest.

This main goal of this research was to evaluate the level of infestation of Psilídeo (Hemiptera: Triozoida sp.) in guava plants ‘Paluma’ (Psidium guajava L.) at experimental area of Fruit located in the Center for Agricultural Sciences (CCA), Campus II of the Universidade Federal da Paraíba (UFPB), Brazil. The sampling was conducted in compliance with the shoots and young leaves of 10 plants at random into four quadrants/plant. The data were transformed to percentage of pest infestation indicating average of 55,2% of Triozoida sp. at the experimental area of CCA/UFPB.
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