EFFECTIVENESS OF THE PRODUCT SINEIS 480 SC USED AS AN INSECTICIDE FOR PEST CONTROL IN TOMATO GROWN IN GREENHOUSE

Vinelina Yankova, Dima Markova

Abstract


Tomato is one of the main vegetable crop grown in greenhouse, attacked by different pest species from seedlings production to harvesting. The most common pests are thrips, leaf miners and tomato borer. During the period 2016-2017 experiments for determining the biological activity of the product Sineis 480 SC (a. i. spinosad) were carried out at a dose of 25 ml/da on tomato variety Velosity grown in greenhouse in the Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute, Plovdiv. It was reported a very good effectiveness in the tested bioinsecticide (over 80% 7th to 14th day after treatment) against western flower trips (Frankliniella occidentalis Perg.), South American leaf miner (Liriomyza huidobrensis Blanchard) and tomato borer (Tuta absoluta Meyrick) in greenhouse tomato.

Keywords


tomato, spinosad, Frankliniella occidentalis, Liriomyza huidobrensis, Tuta absoluta

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