EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 03 - 1991 Num. article: 1991/11

Colour preferences of Frankliniella occidentalis

In Spain experiments were carried out to determine the colour preference of Frankliniella occidentalis.
In glasshouses containing roses, lemon yellow traps caught significantly more thrips than other colours.


Torres, R. ; Carnero, A. ; Gonzales-Andujar, J.L. (1990) Preferencia de color de Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera : Thripidae) en invernadero.
Boletin de Sanidad Vegetal Plagas 16, 363-370.