moth (Ectomyelois ceratoniae) (Zeller) in citrus orchards of the Western Cape, South. Africa by. Gail Morland. March Thesis presented in fulfilment of the. Al-Izzi, M.A.J., Al-Maliky, S.K. & Jabbo, N.F. Culturing carob moth, Ectomyelois ceratoniae (Zeller) (Lepidoptrea: Pyralidae), on an artificial. Semiochemicals of Ectomyelois ceratoniae, the Carob moth. Phylum: Arthropoda. Subphylum: Uniramia. Class: Insecta. Order: Lepidoptera. Family: Pyralidae.

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Ceratoniaw larva and pupa periods were 17 and 7 days, respectively; the adult lives 2—10 days. Ectomyelois ceratoniae Zeller However, parasitization of larvae in Acacia and citrus is very low.

New larvicidal wasp to attempt control of navel orangeworm. Furthermore, the accumulation of the malathion dust on the skin of dates creates problems with desiccation of the fruit, reducing the overall quality of the product.

Organophosphate sprays aimed against mealybugs may also control the carob moth on grapefruit, but only as long as the pest had not penetrated into the fruit.

Higher percentage of eggs hatching was found with three to four pairs in a mating container. It has a nearly cosmopolitan distribution.

Steven Munson, Thomas M. Legner in California performed the research.

Journal of Stored Products Research 4: Higher numbers of eggs were laid by laboratory-reared females. Box ecomyelois, Baghdad, Iraq. Pyralidaeon an Artificial Diet Mohammed A.


They feed on the seeds and pods of a wide range of plants, including Punica granatumCitrus fruit, Pistacia veraJuglans regiaPrunus dulcisMacadamia integrifoliaAcacia farnesianaCaesalpinia sappanCassia bicapsularisRicinusErythrina monospermaHaematoxylum campechianumProsopis julifloraSamanea samanPhoenix dactyliferaand Ceratonia siliqua.

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Ectomyelois ceratoniae

Patterns of field diapause in the navel orangeworm Lepidoptera: Israel Journal of Entomology Extensive field trials with the mimic pheromone formulation SPLAT EC and its organic counterpart, SPLAT EC-Organic, [7] have proven that effective season-long control ceraotniae populations in date gardens is achieved after a single application of the pheromone mimic formulation.

PhD dissertation, University of California, Riverside. The Cameroon area is a most likely place. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Biological Control of Carob Moth < Ectomyelois ceratoniae

The adult moth is about 0. Reproductive behavior of the female carob moth, Lepidoptera: The Pan Pacific Entomol. Date palm arthropod pests and their management in Israel.

Ectomyelois ceratoniaethe locust bean mothmore ambiguously known as ” carob moth “, is a moth of the family Pyralidae. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You could not be signed in.

However, as cerafoniae infestations became very severe, many of the release sites began to sustain dusting treatments with Malathion, which precluded post release surveys. Wild males lacked competitiveness and did not transfer sperm to the wild females as frequently ectomeylois to the fertilized females of the laboratory colony.

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The combination of a Bacillus thuriengiensis Bt product and the ectoparasitoid Habrobracon hebetor Say Braconidae in stored dates provided satisfactory pest control in North Africa. Adaptation of a population of the carob moth, Ectomyelois ceratoniae Zellerto laboratory rearing conditions takes six generations. Legner to travel to Concordia, Argentina to inquire there also see eflefl Byone organic grower with 20 acres of dates Herrera grove began to produce a high quality pest free crop of severa datel varieties without the use of insecticides.

Parasites to aid control of navel orangeworm. In the field E. Entomological Society of America members Sign in via society site. Attention was then focused on alternate carob moth host plants, such as almonds, pecans and pomegranates.

Termination of Diapause in the Boll Weevil Coleoptera: Goniozus legneri was released by the thousands in carob moth infested date groves in the Coachella Valley in and These groves received no insecticide treatment during the release period. Lower navel orangeworm Lepidoptera: They often remain there even after harvest, thus invading storage facilities.