Aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on Ornamental Plants from Yalova Province, TurkeyJournal: COMU Journal of Agriculture Faculty (Vol.5, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2017-12-27
Authors : İskender Kuloğlu; Nihal Özder;
Page : 69-72
Keywords : Yalova; Aphid; Aphididae; Ornamental plants;
This study was carried out to determine the aphid species feeding on ornamental plants in parks of Yalova (Centrum), Armutlu District and Çiftlikköy province from 2009 to 2010. As a result of this survey 21 aphid species belonging to 13 genera Aphididae family were determined. Of these species Macrosiphum euphorbiae Thomas1878, Aphis fabae Scopoli 1763, Aulacorthum solani Kaltenbach, 1843, Aphis gossypii Glover, 1854 were found as the most common aphid species. Among the ornamental plants Rosa sp, Yucca flamentosa, Begonia semperflorens were found heavily infested by aphids.
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