Adouani Rihem

Adouani Rihem
Institut Supérieur Agronomique de Chott-Mariem · Department of Entomology

Phd student

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Aphids are among the most obnoxious pests of almond and peach in Tunisia. Accurate control of these insect pests requires the determination of their major species as well as the thorough understanding of the biology and identification of their major natural enemies. The scope of this chapter is to identify the main aphid species infesting almond an...
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During September 2021, severe defoliation on Ficus microcarpa “Hawaii” (v) (Moraceae) was observed in several areas of Tunisia. Morphological identification showed the presence of Singhiella simplex (Singh, 1931) (Aleyrodidae). The whitefly was subsequently observed on various species of Ficus. When the paper was submitted (2021‐12‐26) this was the...
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en In 2017 and 2018, from June to October, unusual damage was observed on Japanese sago palm (Cycas revoluta) (Cycadaceae), in several towns in Tunisia: Ariana (Ariana governorate), Tunis (Tunis governorate), and Akouda and Chott Mariem (Sousse Governorate). Leaf samples were collected and brought to the laboratory for observation. Morphological id...
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In June 2016, abnormal growth and rolling of young leaves of bay laurel, Laurus nobilis, were observed in private gardens and in ornamental nurseries near Sousse (Tunisia). Symptomatic plants were examined, and insects present on leaves were collected and identified as the bay sucker Trioza alacris Flor (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Information on the na...
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Pauesia antennata Mukerji is a specific parasitoid of the brown peach aphid Pterochloroides persicae Cholodkovsky which causes severe damage on almond and peach in Tunisia. To control this pest, P. antennata was collected from Iran, introduced to Tunisia in 2011 and some of their biological parameters were studied in laboratory conditions. Therefor...
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Aphids are important pests of pepper and their abundance may be influenced by fertilizers. To address the influence of compost fertilizers on the morphology and biology of Myzus persicae Sulzer, an experiment was carried out in 2014/15 on pepper plants cultivated in a greenhouse. Five treatments using four types of composts (C1, C2, C3, and C4), a...
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en In a study on the population dynamics of insect pests on Pinus halepensis in Chott Mariem, two specimens of the harlequin ladybird, Harmonia axyridis, were found. This is the first record of this species in Tunisia. Signalement de Harmonia axyridis en Tunisie fr Lors d'une étude sur la dynamique des populations des insectes ravageurs de Pinus h...
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Pomegranate is one of the important horticultural product throughout the Tunisian continent. The pomegranate trees are susceptible to several insect species that decrease the quality and quantity of its product, among which aphid is considered the most serious one. In this chapter, Aphis punicae Pass (hemiptera, Aphididae) on pomegranate trees, its...
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Pauesia antennata Mukerji (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) is the parasitoid, commonly recorded on the brown peach aphid, Pterochloroides persicae Chlodkovsky (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in almond orchards in Tunisia. Adult developmental time, rate of mummification, rate of emergence and sex ratio of P. antennata were determined in a greenhouse for 2 generatio...

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