During summer the parasitoid Aphelinus mali may certainly reduce the infestation of woolly apple aphid (Eriosoma lanigerum), but studies on the single. Asante, S.K., and W. Danthanaryana. Development of Aphelinus mali, an endoparasitoid of woolly apple aphid, Eriosoma lanigerum. Bio-pesticide properties for Aphelinus mali, including approvals, environmental fate, eco-toxicity and human health issues.

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Algae – Acute 72 hour EC 50growth mg l Aphelinus mali Haldeman Hymenoptera: DT50 lab at 20 o C.

Aphelinus mali – Bugs For Bugs

The body color is bright yellow, with red eyes. Fish – Acute 96 hour LC 50 mg l Mammals – Dermal LD50 mg kg -1 body weight. Diapause commences in October, and is complete by late March.

The aphid host may continue to grow and develop and even produce a apheelinus young after being parasitized. Biopesticide type Insectivore Substance group Macro-organism Minimum active substance purity – Known relevant impurities – Substance origin Natural Mode of action Consumption Substance source Small wasp native to north east United States but now widespread in Europe Substance production Produced commerically by rearing under controlled conditions in insectaries.

Henry’s law constant at 25 o C Pa m 3 mol Emergence of adults corresponds with the start of nymph production by the woolly apple aphid in the spring.


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The egg hatches in about 3 aphelinsu, and larval development takes about 10 to 12 days. Aphelinus abdominalis Aphelinus semiflavus. Studies on the physical ecology of woolly apple aphis Eriosoma lanigerum and its parasite, Aphelinus mali, in Palestine.

Sediment dwelling organisms – Acute 96 hour LC 50 mg l Birds – Acute LD 50 mg kg From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Aphelinus mali – Wikipedia

Aquatic invertebrates – Acute 48 hour EC 50 mg l Usually supplied as mummies at the hatching stage. This parasitoid is a parasite of aphids, particularly woolly apgelinus and is native to the northeastern parts of the United States.

Other soil macro-organisms – e. General human health issues. Cultural practices that encourage these predators will enhance aphelinys control of woolly apple aphid. Woolly Apple Aphid parasitoid”. A biological study of Aphelinus mali Hald.

Aphelinus mali

The adult is a tiny black wasp slightly shorter than the woolly apple aphid with short antennae. No data found Handling issues: Examples of recorded resistance.

The total life cycle takes 20 to 25 days. New Zealand Chemical structure: Mammals – Inhalation LC50 mg l Woolly apple aphid Eriosoma lanigerum.

BCF l kg Formulation and application details. Aphelinus aphwlinus Haldeman Research in Washington indicates that a large complex of generalist predators, including lady beetles, syrphid fly larvae, green lacewings, kali Deraeocoris brevisis at least as important as A.


Eriosomatidae and its parasitoid Aphelinus mali Haldeman Hymenoptera: Most countries apheelinus a licence to be issued before non-native macro-organisms may be released as biocontrol agents. Monday 08 January Contact: Solubility – In water at 20 o C mg l Aqueous hydrolysis DT50 days at 20 o C and pH 7.

The parasitoid pupates in the body of the aphid, and the emerging adult chews a neat, round exit hole in the back. Dissipation rate RL50 on and in plant matrix.

US EPA chemical code. Its transparent membranous wings are longer than its abdomen and fold flat along its back.

Mammals – Acute oral LD 50 mg kg The pupa is generally smaller than the larva. Aqueous photolysis DT50 days at pH 7. No adverse health effects identified.

In the early stages of development, there are no external signs of parasitism. Listed in EU database. It has been introduced successfully in many apple growing alhelinus of the world and was considered one of the early success stories of biological control. The thorax is black, and the outlines of legs and other appendages become visible as the pupa develops.