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The attractiveness of different yellow sticky cards and bi-colored sticky cards to the green peach aphid, Myzus persicae
Author of the article:JIANG Yue-E1, 2** YANG Guang2, 3, 4***
Author's Workplace:1. Department of Agriculture of Youxi County, Youxi 365100, China; 2. State Key Laboratory of Ecological Pest Control for Fujian and Taiwan Crops, Institute of Applied Ecology, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou 350002, China; 3. Key Laboratory of Integrated Pest Management for Fujian-Taiwan Crops, Ministry of Agriculture, Fuzhou 350002, China; 4. Key Laboratory of Green Control of Insect Pests, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fujian Province University, Fuzhou 350002, China
Key Words:Myzus persicae, Nicotiana tabacum, numerical value of RGB, colored card, taxis
Abstract:

[Objectives]  To test the attractiveness of different colored sticky cards to the green peach aphid, Myzus persicae in order to optimize environmentally-friendly control techniques for this pest. [Methods]  The attractiveness of eight different yellow cards, and bi-colored cards, to M. persicae was tested in the lab with the RGB color designed by the Photoshop software. [Results]  The No. 3 yellow card with an RGB value of 215 : 255 : 6 was the most attractive, attracting 8.50 individual/card. The color of this card was then combined with other colors to make bi-colored cards. At an area ratio of 2 : 1 of No. 3 yellow to other colors, only the No. 3/black card attracted less aphids than the No. 3 yellow card. At an area ratio of 1 : 1, the No. yellow 3 card was more attractive to aphids than all bi-colored cards, indicating that increasing the area other colors decreased the attractiveness of bi-colored cards. Significant differences were observed among bi-colored cards indicating that different color patterns affect the attractiveness of bi-colored cards to aphids. These results provide a foundation for optimizing the use of yellow sticky card to capture aphids in the field. [Conclusion]  The No. 3 yellow sticky card is the most attractive to aphids.

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