Unconventional attempts to limit the spread of red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Oliv. in palm tree plantations
Salem S A, Abdel-Raheem M A
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) has become dangerous pest of cultivated palm trees plantations in Monofia Governorate (Qwisa). The aim of this study is evaluate the efficacy of different guide attempts as unconventional methods compared with aggregation pheromone -lure traps as control. Data obtained showed that the experiments using up normal methods in this study encourage the trend to the growers to replacing the chemical pesticides applying by the new trends in the study. Data recorded showed that the study that used plastic belt or sex pheromone -lure traps. Significantly differences with other experiments. The total % of infestation was recorded as follow: 1.38 %, 4.42 %, 3.1 %, 26.07 % (Plastic belt, artificial wounds, phyto- pesticides and control (2019), respectively. While in 2020 they were 0.89 %, 3.62%, 2.66%, 23.71 %, respectively.
Salem S A, Abdel-Raheem M A. Unconventional attempts to limit the spread of red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Oliv. in palm tree plantations. International Journal of Entomology Research, Volume 7, Issue 4, 2022, Pages 177-181