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Effectiveness of natural essential oils in the monitoring of greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum Westwood)

Romuald Górski

Department of Plant Protection Methods
Faculty of Horticulture, Agricultural University of Poznań
Zgorzelecka 4, 60-198 Poznań, Poland
e-mail: rgorski@au.poznan.pl

The studies present the usefulness of sandalwood oil, basil oil, and grapefruit oil in the monitoring of greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum Westwood). Addition of the mentioned aromatic substances on yellow sticky traps significantly increased the number of trapped insects by 487.64%, 483.20%, and 333.09%, respectively.

Górski R., 2004. Effectiveness of natural essential oils in the monitoring of greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum Westwood). Folia Horticulturae 16/1: 183-187.