Revista mexicana de ciencias agrícolas
versión impresa ISSN 2007-0934
VIRGEN SANCHEZ, Armando; SANTIESTEBAN HERNANDEZ, Antonio y CRUZ-LOPEZ, Leopoldo. Evaluation of color traps for the mango Ataulfo thrips in the Soconusco, Chiapas. Rev. Mex. Cienc. Agríc [online]. 2011, vol.2, n.4, pp. 579-581. ISSN 2007-0934.
In this paper colored traps were evaluated to capture thrips in mango cv. Ataulfo trees in Soconusco, Chiapas, Mexico. Sticky traps were compared in different colors: blue, yellow and violet. It was placed a trap of each color per tree and they were evaluated in five trees. The results showed that significantly more thrips were caught in violet traps.
Palabras llave : Ataulfo; mango; color preference; sticky traps; thrips.