Mean mortality of first instar larvae of Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni of Israeli populations, caused by Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki applied on needles in laboratory bioassays. Click on the figure to enlarge.

Egg parasitoid activity in Israeli populations.

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The treatments with Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki in the expansion area did not affect the survival of the endangered moth Graellsia isabellae, living on Scots pine in S France.
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abstracts from the Final Promoth Meeting related to this Workpackage:

The relationships between the pine processionary moths and their egg parasitoids: the ecological significance of the egg mortality rates, seasonal history of the parasitoids and their host adaptation

Particularites related to the determinisme of Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Lepidoptera: Thaumetopoeidae) egg eclosion in the south of its distribution area

The outbreak in the expansion area of Venosta/Vinschgau: the role of extended diapause

Expansion, Damage And Natural Enemies Of Pine Processionary Moth In Türkiye

Pine processionary moth expansion and natural enemies in Algeria

Pine processionary moth in Tunisia: present situation and future prospects of research

Expansion, Damage and Natural Enemies of Pine Processionary Moth in Lebanon

Distribution, damage and natural enemies of the Pine Processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Lep.: Thaumetopoeidae) in Bulgaria

An outbreak of Thaumetopoea pinivora in south Sweden

Monitoring pine processionary moth (Lepidoptera: Thaumetopoeidae) populations with pheromone-baited traps

Differential susceptibility of Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni and T. pityocampae from several geographical locations to Bacillus thuringiensis formulations and environmental persistence of three products tested under natural conditions

Mathematical evidence of an outbreak cycle in pine processionary moth

Effects of site quality on tree response after Thaumetopoea pityocampa defoliation

Biodiversity of arthropods sheltered in Pine Processionary moth nests

A Survey on PPM populations in Antalya (Southern Turkey)

Winter spray of Bt did not affect the performance of an endangered pine defoliator, the Isabel moth, Graellsia isabellae

Egg size affects the parasitism rate of a main egg parasitoid of Thaumetopoea pityocampa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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