Terezinha Monteiro Santos-Cividanes

Terezinha Monteiro Santos-Cividanes
Instituto Biológico · Centro Avançado de Pesquisa em Proteção de Plantas e Saúde Animal

Doutora em Entomologia Agrícola

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The Asian lady beetle Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is a biological control agent that also may adversely impact other coccinellid species. Life table parameters were used to assess the population growth potential and the effects of interspecific competition between the invasive lady beetle H. axyridis and the native coccinellids H...
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The ladybird Eriopis connexa is an important natural enemy of several pest arthropods in agroecosystems. High population of this predator is frequently observed in strawberry and soybean crops associated with spider mites. We used two-sex life table parameters to evaluate under laboratory conditions, the suitability of three species of spider mites...
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The sugarcane borer Diatraea saccharalis (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) is a major pest of sugarcane (Saccharum sp.) (Glumiflorae: Poaceae) in Brazil and has been controlled efficiently with the parasitoid Cotesia flavipes (Cameron) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Addition of a silicon source to the soil induces resistance to insect pests in the h...
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Alface Outubro / Novembro 2021 • Cultivar HF 33 Por que é fundamental preservar e até mesmo estimular o aumento populacional de joaninhas em cultivos de alface. Inseto tem como característica ser preferencialmente afidófago, o que lhe confere voracidade e eficiência no controle de pulgões Função predadora A s joaninhas são insetos conhecidos mundia...
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Organic agriculture is distinguished by practices that benefit the environment and support sustainable agriculture. In the present study, leafy kale, Brassica oleracea L. var. acephala DC., was submitted to chemical and organic (castor bean cake and bovine manure) fertilization treatments aiming to verify the influence of these fertilizers on the o...
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Predatory insects stand out among natural enemies for having bioecological characteristics that make them potentially important agents for the biological control of crop pests. Knowing these attributes is fundamental to promote and strengthen biological control since these organisms also suffer the effects of biotic and abiotic regulation factors....
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Brazil recently began commercial cultivation of macadamia nuts, making it necessary to identify the insect pests attacking them in order to develop a pest management program. This study reports the occurrence of lepidopteran borers in macadamia fruits of orchards from the municipality of Jaboticabal, state of So Paulo, Brazil. Sampling was performe...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of predatory insects associated with soil and weather factors on aphids Brevicoryne brassicae (L.) and Lipaphis erysimi (Kaltenbach) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), in kale single and intercropped with sorghum or pigeon pea. The sampling was fortnightly, with predatory insects being sampled with trap traps....
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A survey of Carabidae (Coleoptera) was done at three sites located in the Jaboticabal and Guaíra municipalities in the state of São Paulo, Brazil from November 2004 to May 2008. Each site had a forest fragment, a soybean/corn crop field, and a forest edge between them. The survey's objective was to evaluate the beetles' habitat preferences and dete...
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There is very little information available on the abundance, diversity and distribution of Neotropical species of carabid beetles in agroecosystems. We studied the diversity and similarity of carabids in forest fragments, soybean/corn crops and edges, and we also determined the number of individuals of carabid species in fragment and crop during th...
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Most studies on seasonal activities of Carabidae in agroecosystems are related to species of temperate regions, with very little information available for Neotropical species. In this study, a survey of adult Carabidae was conducted in three separate study areas located in the Jaboticabal and Guaíra municipalities, São Paulo, Brazil. Each study are...
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FLUTUAÇÃO POPULACIONAL E IMPACTO DE ARTRÓPODES PREDADORES SOBRE Leptopharsa heveae DRAKE & POOR (HETEROPTERA: TINGIDAE) EM SERINGUEIRA
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Plants can have detrimental effects on biological control agents by affecting their prey or host quality. Thus, it is important to understand the tri-trophic interactions between plants, herbivores and natural enemies when implementing biological control programmes. Studies have shown that both morphological and chemical traits of host plants can a...
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O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar o potencial predatório de besouros adultos de Carabidae e Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) sobre lagartas de quarto instar da lagarta-da-soja, em laboratório. Inicialmente, avaliou-se a capacidade de consumir uma lagarta por 24 horas. Para as espécies que causaram ≥80% de mortalidade da presa, determinou-se a taxa de...
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Integrated pest management (IPM) strategies include factors that induce host plant resistance. Silicon may increase plant resistance to attack by insect pests. In a greenhouse, two sugarcane cultivars RB72454 (moderately resistant) and SP801842 (susceptible), treated and untreated with silicon (Si) were infested with adult Diatraea saccharalis (Lep...
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The aim of this study was to determine the biological aspects and thermal requirements of Har-monia axyridis Pallas (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) fed daily with Anagasta kuehniella (Zeller) (Le-pidoptera: Pyralidae) eggs. Under laboratory conditions , the experiment was carried out in acclimatized chambers set to 18˚C, 21˚C, 24˚C, 27˚C, and 30˚C. Lar...
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In this study, the effects of a silicon (Si) application on the biomass, chlorophyll level and silicon level of sugarcane moderate pest resistance (RB72454) and susceptible (SP801842) cultivars were tested. Investigations were also carried out to assess the effect of silicon on Diatraea sac-charalis infestation. The experiments were conducted in a...
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The objective of this work was to evaluate the development, survival, reproductive capacity, and longevity of the Asian ladybug Harmonia axyridis in comparison with Cycloneda sanguinea and Hippodamia convergens. Coccinellid larvae and adults were fed daily with Schizaphis graminum. Ten couples of each species were isolated for evaluation of the adu...
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Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) are important sucking insects, acting as pests of crops. In this study, the occurrence of the cicada, Dorisiana viridis (Olivier), was observed in a macadamia orchard in the Jaboticabal municipality, São Paulo state, Brazil. It is noteworthy that this is the first report of D. viridis infestation on macadamia nut tree...
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SUMMARY We recorded the occurrence of Compsus sp., Compsus niveus, Platyomus cultricollis, and Rembus auricinctus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in tea plantations in the municipality of São Miguel Arcanjo, SP, Brazil. The damage caused by these insects is related mainly to the presence of insect fragments in dried tea leaves, hindering the marketing...
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The aim of this study was to identify the defoliating lepidopterans and their parasitoids occurring on okra plants in the district of Riberão Preto city (SP. Brazil). Caterpillars were collected by hand from an experimental field of okra, in March and April, 2009. They were placed individually on Petri dishes lined with wet filter paper, containing...
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The objective of this work was to predict the occurrence of alates of Brevicoryne brassicae, Lipaphis erysimi, and Myzus persicae (Hemiptera, Aphididae) in Brassicaceae. The alate aphids were collected in yellow water traps from July 1997 to August 2005. Aphid population peaks were predicted using a degree‑day model. The meteorological factors, tem...
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The lady beetle Coleomegilla maculata (De Geer) is a natural enemy of several insect pests and feeds on pollen and nectar to survive periods when prey is scarce. The effect of the feeding interval on the development, survival, fecundity, and longevity of C. maculata was determined. Newly hatched larvae of C. maculata were reared individually and fe...
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O quiabeiro (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) apresenta relevante expressão econômica no mercado de hortaliças e características agronômicas peculiares à agricultura familiar. No presente trabalho avaliou-se a fertilização química e orgânica no desempenho produtivo de três cultivares (“Colhe Bem”, “Santa Cruz” e “Clensom Americano 80”) e o híbrido “Dardo...
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Resumo – O objetivo deste trabalho foi determinar o padrão de revoadas e a infl uência de fatores meteorológicos e de Brassicaceae sobre populações de formas aladas dos pulgões Brevicoryne brassicae, Lipaphis erysimi e Myzus persicae. Os pulgões foram amostrados em armadilhas tipo bandeja amarela com água, entre julho de 1997 e agosto de 2005. A co...
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The objective of this work was to determine the flight patterns and the influence of meteorological factors and Brassicaceae on the populations of the alate aphids Brevicoryne brassicae, Lipaphis erysimi and Myzus persicae. The alate aphids were sampled using yellow water traps between July of 1997 and August of 2005. The Pearson partial correlatio...
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RESUMO Coccinelídeos do gênero Psyllobora apresentam hábito micófago, atuando como importantes agentes de controle natural de fungos. Neste trabalho registrou-se a ocorrência da joaninha Psyllobora confluens (Fabricius) em cultura do quiabeiro com incidência de oídio, Erysiphe cichoracearum De Candolle, em Andradina, região oeste do Estado de São P...
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The objective of this work was to determine the biological aspects of Harmonia axyridis, fed on two prey species, and the occurrence of intraguild predation with Eriopis connexa. Larvae of H. axyridis were fed daily with Anagasta kuehniella eggs or Schizaphis graminum aphid. Adults of H. axyridis were separated in ten couples which received the sam...
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RESUMO No presente estudo efetuou-se um levantamento populacional de adultos de Carabidae e Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) visando-se analisar suas populações por meio de índices faunísticos e determinar a influência da temperatura, umidade relativa e precipitação pluvial. O estudo foi realizado em duas áreas com culturas de soja/milho cultivadas em si...
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The cucurbitaceous plants are always on demand in world market and one of the main pests on these crop is the aphid Aphis gossypii. This work aimed to study the biological aspects of A. gossypii on the Caserta (Cucurbita pepo L.) cultivar in different temperatures. To determine the biological aspects of A. gossypii, nymphs were kept on leaf disks (...
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Avaliou-se alguns aspectos biológicos e a capacidade predatória em três temperaturas de larvas de Ceraeochrysa cubana (Hagen) alimentadas com ninfas de terceiro e quarto ínstares de Aphis gossypii Glover. Os experimentos foram conduzidos em câmaras climáticas a 22; 25 e 28±1ºC, 70±10% de UR e fotofase de 12 horas. O delineamento experimental foi in...
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Some biological aspects and the predatory capacity at three temperatures of larvae of Ceraeochrysa cubana (Hagen) fed third and fourth instar nymphs of Aphis gossypii Glover were evaluated. The experiments were conducted in climatic chambers at 22; 25 and 28±1 o C, 70±10% of RH and 12-hour photophase. The experimental design was completely randomiz...
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Avaliou-se a influencia de cultivares de feijoeiro, adubacao e inseticidas nas populacoes de Empoasca kraemeri e Bemisia tabaci na epoca de semeadura “das aguas”. Utilizaram-se os genotipos de feijoeiro Iapar MD-806, Iapar MD-808, IAC-carioca e Bolinha. Avaliaram-se o numero de ninfas e adultos de cigarrinha-verde e a mosca-branca por genotipo, per...
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Estudou-se a influência de genótipos de algodoeiro contrastantes quanto ao teor de gossipol, sobre a preferência de oviposição de Alabama argillacea (Hübner, 1818) (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) e de Podisus nigrispinus (Dallas, 1851) (Hemiptera, Pentatomidae) e a capacidade de predação desse inimigo natural. O trabalho foi desenvolvido em casa de vegeta...
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The objective of this work was to determine the distribution of species richness and habitat preference of Carabidae and Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) in two areas cultivated with soybean/corn under no-tillage and conventional tillage systems and in adjacents areas with forest fragment and a Pinus stand, respectively. Beetles were sampled by pitfall t...
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The objective of this work was to assess the biological aspects of Psyllobora confluens fed with Erysiphe cichoracearum fungus in okra leaves. New hatched larvae of P. confluens were individualized and fed daily with powdery mildew hyphae and conidia of the fungus, in okra leaves, at 23.6±3 and 27.4±3ºC and 12 hours of photophase. The developmental...
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Objetivou-se estudar o desenvolvimento do predador Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Menéville alimentado com o pulgão Schizaphis graminum (Rondani) criado em diferentes genótipos de sorgo à temperatura de 25±1°C, UR de 70±10% e fotofase de 12h. Avaliaram-se a duração das fases de desenvolvimento, a sobrevivência durante o período de desenvolvimento de...
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The aphid Aphis gossypii Glover (Hemiptera: Aphididae), a harmful pest on cotton, causes direct damage, reducing plant vigor, and indirect damage by honeydew secretion and transmission of several viruses. Due to the problem of pesticide resistance, alternative techniques for chemical control, such as the use of natural insecticides, have been objec...
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The objective of this work was to determine the within-plant and seasonal distributions of Leptopharsa heveae Drake & Poor, 1935 (Hemiptera: Tingidae) in rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis Müell Arg., located in Pindorama, SP. The sampling was carried out considering leaves of internal and external parts of branches located in the upper, medium and lo...
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Avaliou-se a preferencia em relacao a oviposicao da mosca-branca, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) biotipo-B, em genotipos de caupi. A pesquisa foi desenvolvida em casa de vegetacao, em testes com e sem chance de escolha, na Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias/Unesp, Campus de Jaboticabal, Estado de Sao Paulo. Em teste com...
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Avaliou-se o desenvolvimento e a capacidade predatoria de C. sanguinea e H. convergens alimentadas com o pulgao A. gossypii em plantas de algodoeiro em casa de vegetacao. Aos 30 dias de idade, as cultivares Antares (glabra), CNPA 7H (pilosidade media) e DeltaOpal (pilosa) foram infestadas com A. gossypii . Apos 5 dias, liberou-se uma larva de C. sa...
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Avaliou-se a infestação, flutuação populacional e horário de visitação de Trigona spinipes (Fabr.) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) em espécies de maracujazeiro. As espécies utilizadas foram Passiflora coccinea, P. setacea, P. alata, P. edulis f. flavicarpa, P. laurifolia e P. nitida, aos três anos de idade. O ensaio foi conduzido em parcelas de 1,5 m de comp...
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The aphid Schizaphis graminum (Rondani) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) is one of the main pests of sorghum crop. The objective of this work was to evaluate the effect of this aphid feeding on resistant and susceptible sorghum genotypes on the development of its predator Cycloneda sanguinea (Linnaeus) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). The aphid was reared on lea...
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O pulgão Schizaphis graminum (Rondani) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) é uma das principais pragas do sorgo. O objetivo deste trabalho foi determinar o efeito da alimentação deste inseto com genótipos de sorgo resistentes e suscetíveis no desenvolvimento do predador Cycloneda sanguinea (Linnaeus) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). O pulgão foi criado em folhas do...
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The objective of this work was to evaluate the oviposition preference to Bemisia tabaci biotype B in cotton cultivars. In free choice test, Deltapine Acala 90, pilose cultivar, was the most preferred for oviposition (6.11 eggs/cm2 of leaf) in relation to Antares, smooth leaf, (0.49 eggs/cm2 of leaf). The oviposition preference of whitefly was not i...
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O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a preferência de Bemisia tabaci biótipo B para oviposição em cultivares de algodoeiro. Em teste com chance de escolha, a cultivar Deltapine Acala 90, pilosa, foi a mais preferida para oviposição (6,11 ovos/cm² de folha) em relação a Antares, glabra, (0,49 ovos/cm² de folha). A preferência para oviposição da mos...
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Os tricomas do algodoeiro atuam como um dos fatores de resistência a Aphis gossypii Glover, e podem afetar também seus inimigos naturais, reduzindo a eficiência desses agentes de controle e aumentando o tempo de procura pela presa. Neste trabalho, em condições de laboratório, avaliou-se a influência da densidade de tricomas das cultivares de algodo...
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Host plants may influence indirectly biological characteristics of predators, on a positive or negative way, poiting out the importance of studies evaluating the effect of cultivars on the third trophic level. This study evaluates the biological aspects and predatory capacity of Podisus nigrispinus adults fed Alabama argillacea larvae reared on cot...
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Eleven cotton genotypes were evaluated for resistance to A. argillacea, considering biological aspects of young and adult phases of this insect. The trials were conducted in climatic chambers at 25±1°C under relative humidity of 70±10% and photophase of 12h. The first instar was significantly larger when A. argillacea fed on CNPA 94/139 and CNPA Pr...
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Vários fatores influenciam a produtividade da cultura do feijoeiro, dentre estes podem ser citados as pragas, merecendo destaque, a cigarrinha verde, Empoasca kraemeri Ross & Moore (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) e principalmente a mosca branca, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), que prejudica o feijoeiro pela transmissão do vírus do mo...
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The biology of Scymnus (Pullus) argentinicus Weise on Schizaphis graminum at the temperatures 20, 25 and 30°C was studied. The temperatures of 25 and 30°C were favorable to S. (Pullus) argentinicus development. The average of the incubation period was 3.24 days and the larval development was 8.43 days at 25°C. The duration of the instars and pre-pu...
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The amount of food consumed by nymphs of Supputius cincticeps (Stäl) and the relationship between food intake and growth and development rates using larvae of cotton leafworm Alabama argillacea (Huebner) as food was evaluated. The regression analysis indicated a quadratic function between daily growth of 2nd-instar nymphs of S. cincticeps and food...
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4 RESUMO: Este trabalho, avaliou a influência da densidade de tricomas de algodoeiro sobre o desenvolvimento e a capacidade predatória de C. externa em casa de vegetação. Utilizaram- se as cultivares Deltapine Acala 90, CNPA 7H e Antares, respectivamente, pilosa, de média pilosidade e glabra. Ao atingir 30 cm de altura, cada planta foi infestada co...

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The success of conservation biological control tactics may depend on an understanding of the ecological interactions between weedy plants and natural enemies. The objective of the present research is to survey populations of entomophagous insects and aphids on weedy plants to quantify species diversity and determine the influence of meteorological factors on populations of the dominant species.