Megalurothrips sjostedti

Names

Megalurothrips sjostedti in different languages.

African bean flower thrips
African bean thrips
Lundathrips inopinatus
Physopus sjostedti
Physothrips sjostedti
Physothrips variabilis
Taeniothrips meridiana
Taeniothrips meridiana f. tenuis
Taeniothrips sjostedti
Bean flower thrips
Physothrips sjostedti
Physothrips sjuestedti
Taeniothrips sjoestedti
Taeniothrips sjostedti
Taeniothrips sjuestedti

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Control of thrips on cowpea


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Created in
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,
September
2013
Control of thrips on cowpea
Recognize the problem
The cowpea flower thrips or African bean flower thrips are shiny, black,
slender, small-winged insects that feed on flower buds and flowers. During the
pre-flowering period, nymphs and adults may damage the terminal buds.
However, the main damage is on the flower buds and flowers.
Attacked flower buds...

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Flower thrips on cowpea


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