DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2018.05.004
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Pervin Erdoğan, Betul Sever Yilmaz

Abstract: Potato tuber moth [Phthorimae operculella Zeller (Lep.: Gelechiidae)] is the most important insect causing damage of potatoes. It also causes significant damage to tomato and eggplant. The application of plant extracts to control insects is an effective alternative. In this study, the efficacy of extracts from Leptospermum petersonii Bailey (Myrtaceae), Achillea wilhelmsii C. Koch (Asteraceae) and Tanacetum parthenium L. (Asteraceae) on potato tuber moth using two different methods was investigated. Bioassays …

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