EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 05 - 1994 Num. article: 1994/97

Update concerning Liriomyza trifolii in Turkey

An update on the occurrence of Liriomyza trifolii (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) has been given for Izmir in Turkey. In surveys it was found that the leafminer infested carnation crops in Balcova and Urla at rates of 37% and 58%, respectively. Chrysanthemum crops grown in the field were infested by 30% while those grown in greenhouses were not infested.


Akbulut, N.; Zmreoglu, S. (1992) ;Investigations on the distribution, infestation rate and the population density of the leafminer (Liriomyza trifolii) harmful in carnation and chrysanthemum greenhouses in Izmir and its province.
Proceedings of the Second Turkish National Congress of Entomology Izmir, Turkey, 549-557.